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A.G. Underwood Announces Sentencing Of Transportation Company, President, And Driver For Stealing $1.2 Million From Medicaid

BUFFALO - Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood today announced that 716 Transportation, Inc., a Medicaid medical transportation provider, and its President Wossen Ambaye were sentenced today for stealing $1.2 million from the Medicaid program. Ambaye was sentenced to three years' conditional discharge and 150 hours of community service by Erie County Supreme Court Judge John Michalski. 716 Transportation was sentenced to pay a fine of $10,000. As a condition of his plea, Ambaye was also required to pay $900,497 in restitution to the state.


Action Details

  • Date:October 16, 2018
  • Agency:New York Attorney General
  • Enforcement Types:
    • State Enforcement Agencies