Attorney General Bondi Announces Arrests in Scheme to Exploit Children's Medical Information
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.-Attorney General Pam Bondi's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit and the Cocoa Police Department today announced the arrests of three Brevard County residents, Bobby Lyons, Valerie Jackson and Kwanya Sanders. According to the investigation, the defendants participated in a scheme to defraud Florida Medicaid out more than $100,000 using children's information. The defendants allegedly gave children fake mental health diagnosis as a pretext for billing Medicaid for mental health services that the children never received and their parents never authorized.
- Date:July 21, 2016
- Agency:Florida Attorney General
- State Enforcement Agencies