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A 44-year-old Wilmington woman was indicted on charges she submitted false claims for $16,000 in emergency medical services, the Delaware Department of Insurance announced Thursday. 

Officials said Highmark BCBS became suspicious of falsified claims for out-of-network ambulance services submitted by Theresa T. Milton, of the 900 block of Clayton Street, and made an inquiry with the ambulance service, who confirmed the claims she'd made were false. 

The Department of Insurance said their Fraud Prevention Bureau began investigating, and determined Milton had started submitting false claims on May 4, 2017, and continued to do so through September 28, 2017.  

Milton was charged with seven counts insurance fraud, theft by false pretense, and falsifying business records. 

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