Arizona nurse indicted after scamming thousands of dollars from insurance companies

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Laura Lynn Bell is being facing twelve felony charges for fraudulent activity. (Source: Arizona Attorney General via Maricopa County Sheriff's Office) Laura Lynn Bell is being facing twelve felony charges for fraudulent activity. (Source: Arizona Attorney General via Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)
Mug shot of Laura Lynn Bell. (Source: Arizona Attorney General's Office via Maricopa County Sheriff's Office) Mug shot of Laura Lynn Bell. (Source: Arizona Attorney General's Office via Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -

In November of 2017, Laura Lynn Bell’s nursing license was revoked by the Arizona State Boards of Nursing. Today, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Bell was indicted by the State Grand Jury.

Bell was a former psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner and has been accused of treating Veterans Affairs patients without a license and scamming multiple insurance companies.

[PHOTO: Mug shot of Laura Lynn Bell]

Bella would use stolen identities of real nurse practitioners and of former patients and use their names and identification to bill insurance companies for medical services that did not even occur.

She is accused of receiving over $190,000 from various insurance companies. On top of the accusations of fraudulent charges, Bella is also accused of treating three Veterans Affairs patients without a license.

Bell is facing twelve felony charges, including fraudulent schemes and artifices, theft, money laundering in the second degree, trafficking in the identity of another, and forgery.

The case is still being prosecuted by the Arizona Attorney General’s Office and Bell is presumed to be innocent until convicted in the court of law.

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