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Columbus Woman Sentenced to Prison for Medicaid Fraud

On Monday, June 23, 2015, Della Upshaw of Columbus, Ga., pleaded guilty in Muscogee Superior Court to one count of Medicaid Fraud (O.C.G.A. § 49-4-146.1(b)). She also pleaded guilty to one count of Insurance Fraud (O.C.G.A. § 33-1-9), a charge brought by Muscogee County District Attorney Julia Slater. Judge Ronald Mullins sentenced Upshaw to one year in prison, followed by nine years probation and restitution in the amount of $98,344.15.


Action Details

  • Date:June 23, 2015
  • Agency:Georgia Attorney General
  • Enforcement Types:
    • State Enforcement Agencies