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A.G. Schneiderman Announces Sentencing Of Long Island Resident Who Stole $75K From Medicaid

HAUPPAUGE - Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced the sentencing of Sonia Ponce, 57, of Freeport, for stealing approximately $75,000 from Medicaid by causing claims to be filed with Medicaid that falsely stated that home-health care services were provided to two of her relatives by the Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program (CDPAP), a home-care program funded by Medicaid. In March 2017, Ponce pleaded guilty to Forgery in the Third Degree and Petit Larceny, both class A misdemeanors. Today, the Honorable Anthony Paradiso in Nassau County District Court sentenced Ponce to one week in jail, three years' probation, 150 hours of community service and a $1,000 fine.


Action Details

  • Date:May 26, 2017
  • Agency:New York Attorney General
  • Enforcement Types:
    • State Enforcement Agencies