RARITAN TWP., NJ – The founder of a non-profit agency that benefits children with special needs has been arrested and charged with insurance fraud.
Stefanie K. Reuters-Hutchins, 29, of East Amwell, owns and runs Reach Educational Services here. The organization holds classes and play groups here and in East Brunswick to teach life skills and sports. It also offers an open gym and developmental and behavioral therapies.
Police said they received a report on Dec. 28 that Reuters-Hutchins may have made fraudulent health insurance claims for services provided to clients at the facility.
An investigation by Det. Brian Sutherland and the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office led to the filing of the criminal complaint charging Reuters-Hutchins with insurance fraud.
Reuters-Hutchins was arrested Monday, police said. She was released with a pending date in Superior Court.
Reuters-Hutchins is a Hunterdon Central High School graduate. On its website, her non-profit states that, “Reach Educational Services strives to give children of all capabilities, including those with neurological and physical disabilities, the opportunity to reach their greatest potential in life. Our services are done in your home or in your community to make sure that we are able to address any concerns right at the source.”