Bridgeport woman sentenced in Medicaid fraud scheme

A Bridgeport woman has been sentenced to seven months in prison for her part in a Medicaid fraud scheme.

News 12 Staff

Jul 14, 2019, 2:14 PM

Updated 1,743 days ago

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A Bridgeport woman has been sentenced to seven months in prison for her part in a Medicaid fraud scheme.
Nikkita Chesney, a case worker at Access to Recovery, was sentenced for stealing personal information of clients to fraudulently bill Medicaid for services that weren't provided.
Chesney, one of eight people charged in the case, has been ordered to pay more than $1 million in restitution.
 


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