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Four Convicted Of TennCare Fraud

NASHVILLE, TN - Four people convicted of TennCare fraud have been sentenced in Marshall, Hamblen, Davidson and Shelby Counties. The Office of Inspector General today announced the sentencing of people previously charged in TennCare fraud cases: Marshall County: Gena Leigh Garton, 33, of Chapel Hill, pleaded guilty to TennCare fraud and theft of services. She received a four-year judicial diversion and was ordered to pay restitution to TennCare in the amount of $3,033. Hamblen County: Brandon Trent, 25, of Rogersville, pleaded guilty to TennCare fraud and was sentenced to one year in prison, suspended to one year of probation. He was ordered to pay $762.59 in restitution and $100 in fines. Davidson County: Griselda Castaneda-Camacho, 29, of Nashville, pleaded guilty to four counts of TennCare fraud and received one year of supervised probation under judicial diversion. Castaneda-Camacho was also ordered to pay $764.33 in restitution. Shelby County: Tamara Spears, 40, of Walls, Mississippi, pleaded guilty to theft of property and received four years of supervised probation under judicial diversion. Spears was ordered to pay $28,782.63 in restitution, with $5,000 of it to be paid within 15 days.


Action Details

  • Date:June 10, 2014
  • Agency:Tennessee Department of Finance & Administration
  • Enforcement Types:
    • State Enforcement Agencies