'Nurse of the Year' charged with not being a nurse

NORWALK, CT According to the arrest warrent, that association does not exist and Lichtenstein spent more than $2,000 of her own money to stage that dinner.

Inspectors from the state's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit began investigating after a patient complained about Lichtenstein.

She faces up to five years in prison if convicted of charges reckless endangerment and criminal impersonation.

Lichtenstein did not immediately return a telephone message for comment.

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