Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

Jun 30 2006
OLYMPIA… Attorney General Rob McKenna and Tony Rugel, head of the new Eastern Washington Medicaid Fraud Unit, today announced two new investigators will join the team on July 1.
May 2 2006
OLYMPIA - Attorney General Rob McKenna has named assistant attorney general Tony Rugel head of the new Eastern Washington division of the Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit in Spokane. The announcement is part of a larger effort to expand the unit’s presence in Eastern Washington.
Nov 10 2005
OLYMPIA—The Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Unit today filed charges in Cowlitz County Superior Court against a Cowlitz County man accused of billing the state Department of Social and Health Services for 17 months of services he did not provide.
Oct 24 2005
OLYMPIA, Wash. – An individual care giver in Grays Harbor County pled guilty today to one count of Theft in the First Degree for collecting from the state-federal medical assistance program more than $6,700 in payments for care she never provided.
The Attorney General’s Office filed charges Monday in Kitsap County against a women who collected roughly $9,500 from the state’s Medicaid program to care for her family member in Kitsap County while the woman was living in Louisiana.