PRESS RELEASEFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Phone: (302) 577-8314
Pager: (302) 247-1132
Date: July 19, 2006
Social Worker Arrested
(Wilmington): Sachin Karnik, a licensed clinical social worker who owns and operates Comprehensive Counseling Services located at 1601 Milltown Road, Wilmington, was arrested Tuesday afternoon by the Delaware Medicaid Fraud Control Unit for one count of Felony Health Care Fraud and one count of Felony Identity Theft. Karnik is alleged to have engaged in a pattern of presenting fraudulent health care claims between November 1, 2005 and May 31, 2006 by submitting bills for counseling services not rendered. He was released on $5,000 unsecured bond and is pending a preliminary hearing in the New Castle County Court of Common Pleas.
If anyone has any additional information regarding Karnik, they are asked to contact John Miller at (302) 577-8938.
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