Glens Falls man accused of health care fraud

QUEENSBURY - Alden J. Barrett, age 54, of Harlem Street Glens Falls was arraigned in Queensbury Town Court Feb. 14 on charges of health care fraud in the 4th degree, grand larceny in the 3rd degree and 2 counts of offering a false instrument for filing in the 1st degree.

He allegedly failed to accurately report his total household income to the Warren County Department of Social Services while receiving Medicaid benefits in 2009.

Barrett received approximately $6,161 in Medicaid benefits that he was otherwise ineligible to collect.

Barrett was remanded to Warren County Jail without bail is to re-appear March 14.

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