Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

Dawn C. Cortez is the Director of the Washington Attorney General’s MFCU.  The MFCU investigates and prosecutes theft and fraudulent use of Medicaid money by providers and monitors the investigation and prosecution of abuse and neglect that occurs within Medicaid funded facilities or is committed by Medicaid funded providers.  Ms. Cortez has been a government attorney for 17 years prosecuting crimes committed against special victims like vulnerable adults and children.  She has also represented DSHS's Divisions of Children and Family Services and Adult Protective Services and Eastern State Hospital as an AAG.