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April 17, 2003
On Tuesday, April 15, 2003, GAIL; beloved daughter of Elnora Mullen Roach and the late Lloyd Roach; devoted mother and mother-in-law of Shawn and Mahmoud Essed and Ranee and Randall Janowitz, of Taneytown and Rachael Ansari and Jon Bowman, of Arlington, VA.; beloved sister of Michael, Dale, Ronald, Gary, Bryan and Timothy Roach, Carol Pritchett, Rosemary Morales, Vicki Goodman, Linda Caple and Donna DiSebastiano and six grandchildren. Funeral Services will be held at the Pritts Funeral Home and Chapel, 412 Washington Road, Westminster, on Saturday, at 11 A.M. Interment will be private.
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December 12, 2003
On December 11, 2003 LLOYD MICHAEL "MIKE" of Taneytown, son of Elnora Mullan Roach and the late Lloyd W. Roach; father of Michael, Debbie, Susan, Joseph, Pamela and Chuck and the late Patricia; brother of Gary, Dale, Ronnie, Timmy and Bryan Roach, Carol Pritchett, Rosemary Morales, Donna DiSebestiano, Vicki Goodman, Linda Caple and the late Gail Ansari. Also survived by nine grandchildren and one deceased grandchild. Services and interment private. Contributions to your favorite charity.
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By Michael James and Michael James,SUN STAFF | July 3, 1996
A phony psychologist who used falsified resumes to land high-paying jobs got his foot in the door again yesterday -- but this time it was a jail cell.Haroon R. Ansari, 36, was sentenced to 10 days in the Anne Arundel County Detention Center for violating his Maryland probation by using a phony resume to get an $87,000-a-year job as an executive with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan."Perhaps a few days in the cooler will convince Mr. Ansari that we are serious when we talk about zero tolerance for health care fraud -- whatever form it might take," said Maryland Attorney General J. Joseph Curran Jr.Mr.
NEWS
April 17, 2003
On Tuesday, April 15, 2003, GAIL; beloved daughter of Elnora Mullen Roach and the late Lloyd Roach; devoted mother and mother-in-law of Shawn and Mahmoud Essed and Ranee and Randall Janowitz, of Taneytown and Rachael Ansari and Jon Bowman, of Arlington, VA.; beloved sister of Michael, Dale, Ronald, Gary, Bryan and Timothy Roach, Carol Pritchett, Rosemary Morales, Vicki Goodman, Linda Caple and Donna DiSebastiano and six grandchildren. Funeral Services will be held at the Pritts Funeral Home and Chapel, 412 Washington Road, Westminster, on Saturday, at 11 A.M. Interment will be private.
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By Deidre Nerreau McCabe and Deidre Nerreau McCabe,Staff Writer | July 25, 1993
Haroon R. Ansari, who will assume his duties tomorrow as head of Crownsville State Hospital, doesn't want to hear about an "acceptable" number of people who return for treatment after being discharged from an institution he runs.For the 35-year-old Mr. Ansari, who was picked to head the327-bed psychiatric hospital after a search that began last fall, no percentage is low enough."There's no acceptable relapse rate that I'm aware of," he said last week. "I want it to be as low as possible." His goal, he said, is to treat effectively as many patients as possible and return them to the community where they can lead productive lives.
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By Dennis O'Brien and Dennis O'Brien,SUN STAFF | June 3, 1997
A phony psychologist who once used a fake resume to land a job running Crownsville Hospital Center has been jailed in Michigan for lying about his age on a driver's license application.Haroon R. Ansari was sentenced to 30 days in jail Thursday after he pleaded guilty to attempted false certification in Ingham County Circuit Court in Lansing, Mich.Ansari, who turned 30 in March, claimed to be 36 on the application so that his age would be consistent with false credentials that he put on his resume, said Anthony Flores, an Ingham County prosecutor.
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By Michael James and Michael James,SUN STAFF | April 30, 1996
In Maryland, Haroon R. Ansari once told whopping lies on a resume that state officials never bothered to check and was named to a $62,000-a-year job as head of Crownsville Hospital Center.The would-be psychologist was declared a fraud, resigned in disgrace and pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor last April, promising never to lie on a job application again.A week later, he sent his resume to officials with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan. Authorities said he told more whopping lies and got hired for over $80,000 a year, with his employer once again failing to conduct a background investigation.
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By Kris Antonelli and Kris Antonelli,Sun Staff Writer | April 22, 1995
The former director of Crownsville State Hospital, who resigned when state officials discovered that he had lied about his credentials, pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor yesterday in Anne Arundel Circuit Court and was placed on five years of probation.Haroon R. Ansari, 34, had been charged with felony theft and violating a state personnel law, a misdemeanor. In exchange for his guilty plea, the state attorney general's office agreed to drop the felony theft charge, said Carolyn Henneman, the deputy chief of the criminal division in the attorney general's office.
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By Kris Antonelli and Deidre Nerreau McCabe and Kris Antonelli and Deidre Nerreau McCabe,Sun Staff Writers | August 18, 1994
If the people who hired Haroon Ansari had studied his resume, they would have noticed he claimed to have directed a Kansas City mental health program in 1974, when he was 13.But no one did.Mr. Ansari, 33, who was chosen after a national search last year to oversee Crownsville Hospital Center, resigned from his $63,000-a-year job Monday after state officials discovered that he had falsified his resume. He was described by state officials as a con man who took advantage of a lapse in background checking.
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By Traci A. Johnson and Traci A. Johnson,Staff Writer | October 14, 1993
A Taneytown resident has proposed killing the starlings that have plagued the Carnival Drive neighborhood since June.Gail Ansari, a resident who brought her concerns about the continuing problem to the City Council, said that she has information that could provide a solution."
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By Dennis O'Brien and Dennis O'Brien,SUN STAFF | June 3, 1997
A phony psychologist who once used a fake resume to land a job running Crownsville Hospital Center has been jailed in Michigan for lying about his age on a driver's license application.Haroon R. Ansari was sentenced to 30 days in jail Thursday after he pleaded guilty to attempted false certification in Ingham County Circuit Court in Lansing, Mich.Ansari, who turned 30 in March, claimed to be 36 on the application so that his age would be consistent with false credentials that he put on his resume, said Anthony Flores, an Ingham County prosecutor.
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By Michael James and Michael James,SUN STAFF | July 3, 1996
A phony psychologist who used falsified resumes to land high-paying jobs got his foot in the door again yesterday -- but this time it was a jail cell.Haroon R. Ansari, 36, was sentenced to 10 days in the Anne Arundel County Detention Center for violating his Maryland probation by using a phony resume to get an $87,000-a-year job as an executive with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan."Perhaps a few days in the cooler will convince Mr. Ansari that we are serious when we talk about zero tolerance for health care fraud -- whatever form it might take," said Maryland Attorney General J. Joseph Curran Jr.Mr.
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By Michael James and Michael James,SUN STAFF | April 30, 1996
In Maryland, Haroon R. Ansari once told whopping lies on a resume that state officials never bothered to check and was named to a $62,000-a-year job as head of Crownsville Hospital Center.The would-be psychologist was declared a fraud, resigned in disgrace and pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor last April, promising never to lie on a job application again.A week later, he sent his resume to officials with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan. Authorities said he told more whopping lies and got hired for over $80,000 a year, with his employer once again failing to conduct a background investigation.
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By Kris Antonelli and Kris Antonelli,Sun Staff Writer | April 22, 1995
The former director of Crownsville State Hospital, who resigned when state officials discovered that he had lied about his credentials, pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor yesterday in Anne Arundel Circuit Court and was placed on five years of probation.Haroon R. Ansari, 34, had been charged with felony theft and violating a state personnel law, a misdemeanor. In exchange for his guilty plea, the state attorney general's office agreed to drop the felony theft charge, said Carolyn Henneman, the deputy chief of the criminal division in the attorney general's office.
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By Dennis O'Brien and Dennis O'Brien,Sun Staff Writer | October 18, 1994
The Maryland attorney general filed suit yesterday seeking $73,481 from the former director of the Crownsville Hospital Center, who quit in August after state officials found that he faked his resume.The suit was filed in Baltimore County Circuit Court against Haroon R. Ansari, 33, whose last known address was the first block of Heatherton Court, Woodlawn. It accused him of breach of contract and misrepresentation for lying to state officials when he applied to be director of the Crownsville Hospital Center in 1992.
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By Deidre Nerreau McCabe and Deidre Nerreau McCabe,Sun Staff Writer | August 25, 1994
The state will sue the former head of Crownsville Hospital Center, who faked his resume to get the job, to recoup his salary, Deputy Attorney General Ralph S. Tyler III said yesterday.Mr. Tyler said a complaint against Haroon R. Ansari will be filed in Circuit Court within two weeks. "We will file a lawsuit based on fraud and breech of contract."The civil suit against Mr. Ansari, who resigned last week when confronted with the false information on his resume, will seek $63,000 in damages, the amount paid the 33-year-old superintendent during his tenure at the psychiatric hospital.
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By Deidre Nerreau McCabe and Deidre Nerreau McCabe,Sun Staff Writer | August 25, 1994
The state will sue the former head of Crownsville Hospital Center, who faked his resume to get the job, to recoup his salary, Deputy Attorney General Ralph S. Tyler III said yesterday.Mr. Tyler said a complaint against Haroon R. Ansari will be filed in Circuit Court within two weeks. "We will file a lawsuit based on fraud and breech of contract."The civil suit against Mr. Ansari, who resigned last week when confronted with the false information on his resume, will seek $63,000 in damages, the amount paid the 33-year-old superintendent during his tenure at the psychiatric hospital.
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By Traci A. Johnson and Traci A. Johnson,Staff Writer | November 9, 1993
Taneytown resident Gail Ansari asked the City Council last night to financially support her effort to kill the troublesome starlings that have been roosting in her Fairgrounds Village neighborhood for several months.Ms. Ansari seeks money from the city to purchase Starlicide, a slow-acting poison, for farmers to place around their livestock buildings during the winter when the birds seek refuge in barns."The starlings are spreading disease to farm animals," Ms. Ansari said. "The overwhelming number of starlings is an imbalance of nature."
NEWS
August 18, 1994
"We've never had this happen at such a high level before," said an embarrassed state official after the announcement that the man hired last year to head the Crownsville Hospital Center had falsified his resume.We wonder: At how many other levels in state government have people been hired this carelessly?Haroon R. Ansari resigned this week soon after he was confronted with questions about a doctorate he claimed to have earned at Michigan State University. Mr. Ansari was hired last summer after a national search produced a field of 50 candidates.
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By Kris Antonelli and Deidre Nerreau McCabe and Kris Antonelli and Deidre Nerreau McCabe,Sun Staff Writers | August 18, 1994
If the people who hired Haroon Ansari had studied his resume, they would have noticed he claimed to have directed a Kansas City mental health program in 1974, when he was 13.But no one did.Mr. Ansari, 33, who was chosen after a national search last year to oversee Crownsville Hospital Center, resigned from his $63,000-a-year job Monday after state officials discovered that he had falsified his resume. He was described by state officials as a con man who took advantage of a lapse in background checking.
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