Rutledge Announces Oklahoma Man Sentenced for Medicaid Fraud
LITTLE ROCK - Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced the conviction of a Pocola, Oklahoma man for Medicaid fraud. Shawn Howard pleaded guilty in Pulaski County Circuit Court and was sentenced to five years in the Arkansas Department of Correction (ADC), with an additional 15 years suspended. He will pay $23,980 in restitution to the Arkansas Medicaid Program if and when he is paroled. His sentence will run consecutively to a separate case prosecuted in Sebastian County.
- Date:July 21, 2017
- Agency:Arkansas Attorney General
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