Nebraska Woman To Plead Guilty To Fraud In North Dakota

Posted By: KLKN Newsroom


A Nebraska woman accused of visiting hundreds of medical facilities nationwide to buy unnecessary prescription drugs with her Medicare benefits says she will plead guilty. Lowie Christie is charged with six counts of health care fraud.

Her case is being tried in North Dakota. Authorities say Christie caused about 1,830 claims to be submitted to Medicare for prescription drugs between January 2007 and July 2013.