Attorney General Josh Stein Announces Additional Sentencings in $6.1 Million Medicaid Fraud Scheme
(RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein today announced that Jerry Lewis Taylor of Wingate was sentenced to five years in prison followed by two years of supervised release and ordered to pay more than $6.1 million to the North Carolina Medicaid program and more than $346,000 to the IRS for conspiring to steal millions from Medicaid and committing tax evasion. Taylor's co-conspirator, Ameera Ali, was also sentenced this week to 84 months in prison and one year of supervised release. Attorney General Stein previously announced in July that the leader of this fraud scheme, Tony Garrett Taylor, was sentenced to 96 months in prison.
- Date:October 23, 2020
- Agency:North Carolina Attorney General
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