Lake Zurich Man Gets Prison Time for Medicare Fraud

(Chicago, IL)  A Lake Zurich man is headed to prison for defrauding medicare. Henry Smilie pleaded guilty to filing false Medicare claims on several occasions between 2012 and 2014 when he ran a home health care company. Federal prosecutors said those false claims totaled nearly 1 and a half-million-dollars. The 61-year-old was slapped with a year in federal prison for his plea…he was also ordered to repay some 1.2-million-dollars to Medicare in restitution.

Tim Vander Tuuk, WXLC News (6-9-22)