Prison Inmate Cheats Taxpayers Out Of Medicaid Funds
Stephen R. Wigginton, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, announced today that on September 3, 2014, Christopher Spivey, 30, pled guilty to submitting false and fraudulent bills in relation to personal assistant services in the Home Services Program, a Medicaid Waiver Program designed to allow individuals to stay in their homes instead of entering a nursing home. The investigation determined that Spivey was submitting bills claiming to care for the customer while he was incarcerated in Richland County Jail in Olney, Illinois.
- Date:September 3, 2014
- Agency:U.S. Attorney
- Criminal and Civil Actions