A.G. Schneiderman Announces Sentencing Of Binghamton-Area Transport Company And Owners For Stealing From Medicaid And Failing To Secure Workers' Compensation Insurance
BINGHAMTON - Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced today the sentencings of Kenneth Cohn, Sharon Cohn, and Yellow Medi-Van and Taxi, Inc., for stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars in Medicaid funds and knowingly operating transportation services without Worker's Compensation insurance. At sentencing in Broome County Court, the Cohns forfeited and released $455,604 currently being withheld by the New York State Department of Health, to the Attorney General's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit. Each defendant also agreed to pay $50,000 in restitution, for a total of $100,000. Kenneth Cohn was sentenced to five years' probation, and Sharon Cohn was sentenced to one year conditional discharge. Yellow Medi-Van and Taxi, Inc. was sentenced to three years conditional discharge.
- Date:November 15, 2017
- Agency:New York Attorney General
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