Let's say you filed a claim with your car insurance company after you were involved in an accident. You thought you did everything the right way, but now the police have charged you with insurance fraud.
Your boyfriend gave you his credit card to do some shopping. You had his full permission and did not spend over the amount he specified. As far as you knew, everything was fine and you were not doing anything illegal.
Healthcare fraud cases are on the rise, and attorney generals across the country are holding them up as proof they're doing good work. Because taxpayers foot the bill for entitlement programs like Medicaid and Medicare, catching those who bilk the system is a political feather in any AG's cap.