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Brunswick Woman Sentenced to 16 Years in Prison for Defrauding Medicaid of More Than $4 Million

BRUNSWICK, GA-Schella Logan Hope, 47, of Brunswick, Georgia, who was previously convicted by a federal jury of various health care fraud, aggravated identity theft, and money laundering offenses for her role in a multi-million-dollar Medicaid fraud conspiracy, was sentenced last month to 16 years in prison. The sentence was imposed by the Honorable Lisa Godbey Wood, Chief Judge for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia, who also presided over Hope's trial.


Action Details

  • Date:June 9, 2014
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions