(via Anderson dentist charged with Medicaid fraud | Dentist Newswire)
Metzner, 57, of Chesterfield, received a cease-and-desist order in December for operating a dental clinic without a dental license of her own. Now, she has been charged with 17 total counts including two counts of corrupt business influence, also known as racketeering, a Class C felony.
She is also charged with money laundering, seven counts of Medicaid fraud, four counts of theft, two counts of forgery and one count of practicing dentistry without a license. All of the charges are felonies. Metzner appeared in court Wednesday for an initial hearing with Magistrate Stephen Clase. Metzner entered a not guilty plea and as of Wednesday night was still housed in the Madison County Jail.