© D.L. Crumbley
Blue Cross Overcharged
Two men supplied hundreds of phony invoices to Blue Cross from 1996-2001 in a scheme to defraud more than $14 million.
Prosecutors said V.J. Croce and Joseph Quattrone overcharged Blue Cross for building-maintenance supplies and repairs.
Two men convicted, receiving eight years in jail and $9.2 in restitution.
Source: AP, “Men in Blue Cross Fraud Case Sentenced,” Las Vegas Sun, January 17, 2004.