Jackson Resident Going to Prison for Medicaid Fraud
A Jackson resident is going to prison for Medicaid fraud, announced Attorney General Jim Hood today. Barbara Jones, 31, of Jackson, pleaded guilty to three counts of Medicaid fraud before Hinds County Circuit Court Judge Jeff Weill today. As a result, Jones was sentenced to five years in the custody of the Mississippi Department of Corrections, one to serve, four suspended and five years of post release supervision per count to run concurrently. Jones was also ordered to pay $28,158.61 in restitution and a penalty of $84,475.83, to be paid during the five years of post release supervision.
- Date:July 1, 2014
- Agency:Mississippi Attorney General
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