Two women are accused of forging a name on a health document.
Vanessa J. Bevins, of Harrogate, and Lori Beth Berry, of Middlesboro, were both indicted for second-degree forgery. The charge is a Class D felony.
The indictment stated, the two women signed the name of the alleged victim on an Authorization for Release of Personal or Protected Health Information form. It states the two performed the act “with the intent to defraud, deceive or injure another.”
The women were temporary employed through the Department of Workforce Investment Office of Vocational Rehabilitation at the time of the incident.
They sent forged information to Cherokee Health Systems instructing them to fax medical information of the alleged victim to the Vocational Rehabilitation Office.
The offense happened in August.
Other recent indictments and charges include:
• Timothy W. Davis, 36, of Middlesboro, theft of identity of another without consent;
• Mary Anne Wallace, 32, of Middlesboro, theft by unlawful taking under $500, first- and third-degree possession of a controlled substance;