Nurse pleads guilty to stealing nearly $400K

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A registered nurse from Yonkers has pleaded guilty to fraudulently billing Medicaid for close to $400,000.

Collins Anyanwu-Mueller admitted that over the course of nearly five years, he billed Medicaid for private-duty nursing services he did not provide to two severely disabled patients in New Rochelle and Peekskill.

Anyanwu-Mueller’s expected to receive one year behind bars when he's sentenced next year.

He also agreed to pay $392,954 in restitution.

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