• Narconon of Georgia Timeline


    Here is a timeline of events detailing the Channel 2 Action News investigation into Narconon Georgia which started in October 2012.



    October 2012

    •  Channel 2 Investigation exposes Narconon of Georgia advertising as a RESIDENTIAL facility despite OUTPATIENT license
    • Whistleblower admits altering Narconon letterhead to pose as an INPATIENT facility
    • Georgia Department of Community Health opens NEW investigation and cites Category 1 Violations of imminent and serious threat

    December 2012

    •  Georgia Department of Community Health sends notice of intent to revoke license
    • Narconon of Georgia appeals state revocation effort

    January 2013

    • Narconon of Georgia settles civil racketeering lawsuit for undisclosed amount after patient death featured in our October stories
    • Channel 2 Investigation uncovers allegations of insurance fraud; Narconon billed $166,000 after a family paid in full
    • Narconon of Georgia founder and Executive Director, Mary Rieser, resigns
    • Georgia Insurance Commissioner launches criminal insurance fraud investigation

    April 2013

    • Insurance Fraud investigators execute search warrants at Narconon of Georgia
    • Gwinnett District Attorney opens a criminal investigation

    May 2013

    • Channel 2 Investigation exposes patient allegations of Credit Card Fraud

     June 2013

    •  Class Action Lawsuit alleging fraud filed on behalf of all current and former patients

    September 2013

    • Narconon of Georgia insurer moves to drop coverage citing fraud
    • Narconon of Georgia dismisses appeal of state license revocation
    • Narconon of Georgia shuts down 




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