Ex-Pennsylvania health system COO charged in $1.3M fraud scheme faces new accusations

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The former COO of Butler (Pa.) Health System was hit with new charges on May 22 after being indicted earlier this year on more than three-dozen charges, including embezzlement, mail fraud and money laundering, according to the Department of Justice.

Stephanie Roskovski, former COO of BHS, and her husband defrauded the health system of more than $1.3 million from 2011 through December 2017, according to a 37-count indictment issued in April. The couple allegedly used Ms. Roskovski's corporate credit card for $1.3 million in personal expenses, including family vacations and a motorcross business, and submitted those expenses to BHS for reimbursement.

The superseding indictment returned May 22 includes five additional charges of tax fraud and evasion. The Roskovskis allegedly filed false income tax returns from 2013 through 2016. During those years, the government claims the couple failed to report income from the alleged embezzlement perpetrated on BHS.

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