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East Providence man is arrested for unemployment fraud

East Providence man is arrested for unemployment fraud

PROVIDENCE — An East Providence man was among those arrested by State Police recently for fraudulently obtaining unemployment insurance benefits they were not entitled to receive. Abel Perdigao, 43, of 21 Fleming Avenue, East Providence, $8,683 in fraudulently obtained unemployment benefits. The arrests, done as part of a State Police sweep in conduction with the

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Former East Providence physician is fined for Medicare, Medicaid fraud

PROVIDENCE — Dr. Hafeez Kahn, a former Rhode Island physician with practices located in Smithfield and East Providence, will pay the government $1.2 million, twice the amount of money a Settlement Agreement states he fraudulently billed the Medicare and Medicaid programs. The announcement was made Thursday, Oct. 17, by the United States Attorney’s Office, the

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Attorney General recovers $10,000 from East Providence man in fraud case

PROVIDENCE — Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced Tuesday, Oct. 8, that Richard Daigle with a last known address of Birch Avenue in East Providence, pleaded nolo contendere Oct. 7 before Superior Court Brian Van Couyghen to one count of obtaining money under false pretenses for collecting in excess of $10,000 in unemployment insurance benefits

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