A coalition of health and human services advocates is expressing support for the governor’s pitch to help economically struggling Ohioans move out of poverty, though the group has concerns about how the goal will be accomplished.
Ten Charged In Day Care Scheme
Investigators say 10 people have been charged in a day care fraud scheme that cost the state thousands of dollars.
The Ohio Attorney General’s office says three people operating four day cares in the Lima area were illegally billing the state for day care services.
An investigator with the state says they found no children were at the centers. The state says workers at the centers also were receiving pay without having to work.
Investigators say the 10 who are charged worked together to submit inaccurate billing sheets
Charges in the case include engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity, tampering with records, theft and forgery.