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Milwaukee Man Sentenced For Medicaid Fraud

MADISON -Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced today that Tyvex Benford has been sentenced in Milwaukee County on two convictions for Medicaid fraud. Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge William Brash imposed and stayed sentences of imprisonment for three years, to be served concurrently to each other and consecutive to any other sentences, comprising 18 months initial confinement and 18 months extended supervision. He then placed Benford on probation for two years, with conditions of six months in jail, alcohol or other drug abuse assessment, anger management treatment, participation in a criminal thinking program, preclusion as a payee for any government public assistance program, and payment of $3,546 restitution.


Action Details

  • Date:April 22, 2014
  • Agency:Wisconsin Attorney General
  • Enforcement Types:
    • State Enforcement Agencies