MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. (WNCT)– The State of North Carolina is implicating “A Perfect Fit for You” of defrauding it of more than $12 million through Medicaid claims without correct documents.
The state submitted a movement to intervene in the event through the State Attorney General’s Office on Jan. 31. The store’s owner, Margaret Gibson, is likewise implicated by her previous business partner, Shelley Bandy, of taking $7.8 million from business for personal use.
Inning accordance with court files in NC Business Court, “APF4U (A Perfect Fit for You) has actually gotten more than $12 million in payments from the North Carolina Medicaid Program for product and services it apparently offered … An audit commissioned by the receiver discovered APF4U does not have the required files to support its claims.”.
Based upon an audit, 72 of 90 claims assessed had no documents for products billed to the state. Court files state Bandy was accountable for submitting the claims. Learn about Medicaid Fraud at www.medicaidfraudhotline.com.
Gibson’s lawyer stated in a declaration
Ms. Gibson did not oppose the State of North Carolina’s evaluation of A Perfect Fit For You, and anticipates them continuing the examination that she had actually begun prior to the filing of the suit. Ms. Gibson is positive that the State’s work will bring the real truths to light. With regard to Shelley Bandy’s accusations, Margaret Gibson has actually rejected each of the claims asserted versus her and will strongly protect herself versus the claims. She is positive that, through the litigation procedure, the claims will be shown to be incorrect”.
The case is presently on hold.