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Indictment: Veteran lied on medical appointment travel records to get money from VA

Indictment: Veteran lied on medical appointment travel records to get money from VA
Edward D. Parks sought reimbursement under the Beneficiary Travel Program, which pays back veterans for mileage and other expenses they incur going to and from approved health care appointments. He faces up to five years in federal prison if convicted.

___ (c)2020 The Wichita Eagle (Wichita, Kan.) Visit The Wichita Eagle (Wichita, Kan.Indictment: Veteran lied on medical appointment travel records to get money from VA WICHITA, Kan.(Tribune News Service) —A Kansas veteran is facing federal charges for allegedly falsifying travel records related to medical appointments so he could get money from the Department of Veterans Affairs.

has been charged through an indictment with one count of submitting false claims for travel reimbursement and one count of making a false statement to investigators from the Department of Veterans Affairs — Office of Inspector General.The allegations were investigated by the Department of Veterans Affairs — Office of Inspector General.

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