AZ Supreme Court rules medical confidentiality suspended in cases of Medicaid fraud
Fraud investigations trump Arizona's physician-patient privilege, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled this morning.
State-funded abortion case to be heard at Supreme Court
The Arizona Supreme Court will review the case of a woman who faked cancer to obtain a state-paid, mid-term abortion in 2010.
Woman gets 28 years for faking cancer, 2 other convictions
An Arizona woman has been sentenced to 28 years in prison for faking a cancer diagnosis to get the state to pay for her mid-term abortion and for criminal convictions in two other cases.
Jury convicts Arizona woman who was accused of faking cancer
A jury has convicted an Arizona woman accused of faking a cancer diagnosis to get the state to pay for her late-term abortion.
Jury gets case of woman accused of faking cancer to get abortion
A jury is deliberating whether a woman accused of faking cancer to get publicly funded abortion is guilty of a litany of fraud and theft charges.
Arizona woman accused of faking cancer to get state abortion
An Arizona woman accused of faking a cancer diagnosis in order to get state Medicaid funding to cover a late-term abortion genuinely believed she was sick, her defense attorney said Thursday.
Prosecutors try to block doctor’s testimony in Zeitner case
Prosecutors want to prevent defense attorneys from questioning a doctor on his decision not to try to save a premature baby born to a woman accused of faking cancer to get a publicly-funded abortion.
Arizona woman accused of faking cancer competent for trial
A woman accused of faking cancer to get Arizona to pay for her late-term abortion has been found competent to stand trial.
Woman accused of fraud in abortion case to undergo mental exam
A 30-year-old woman accused of swindling taxpayers for an abortion will undergo an examination to determine if she has the mental capacity to participate in her criminal defense.
Based on a lie, late-term abortion leaves hospital staff emotionally scarred
The second trimester abortion at Good Samaritan Hospital in 2010 that left doctors and nurses in tears wasn’t necessary to save the life of Chalice Zeitner, who claimed to have late-term cancer, and her daughter Aryana was born alive and might have been saved.