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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.


Action Details

  • Date:June 13, 2017
  • Agency:Arkansas Attorney General
  • Enforcement Types:
    • State Enforcement Agencies