Rutledge Announces Jonesboro Woman Sentenced for Medicaid Fraud
LITTLE ROCK - Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced the conviction of a Craighead County woman for Medicaid fraud. Paula Riggs pleaded guilty in Pulaski County Circuit Court and was sentenced to three years probation. She will pay $200 in restitution to the Arkansas Medicaid Program and a $600 fine and court costs in the criminal case. Riggs also agreed to pay a civil judgment of $36,268.76 for restitution and civil penalties of $16,964.88 resulting from false claims she submitted to the Arkansas Medicaid Program.
- Date:June 13, 2017
- Agency:Arkansas Attorney General
- State Enforcement Agencies