Shelby Woman Pleads Guilty To Defrauding Medicaid of $8 Million, Aggravated Identity Theft and Tax Fraud
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - A Shelby woman pleaded guilty today for her involvement in a health care fraud scheme that defrauded Medicaid of $8 million for sham mental and behavioral health services, announced Anne M. Tompkins, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina. In addition to defrauding Medicaid, Victoria Finney Brewton, 37, of Shelby, N.C., also pleaded guilty to stealing a therapist's identity to commit the fraud and to filing a false tax return.
- Date:January 4, 2013
- Agency:U.S. Attorney
- Criminal and Civil Actions