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Stone Co. woman arrested on Medicaid fraud charges

Ashleigh Nicole Shelby (Source: Izard Co. Sheriff's Dept. via Vinelink) Ashleigh Nicole Shelby (Source: Izard Co. Sheriff's Dept. via Vinelink)
STONE COUNTY, AR (KAIT) -

Deputies arrested a Mountain View woman on suspicion of Medicaid fraud.

Last week the Izard County Sheriff’s Department arrested Ashleigh Nicole Shelby, 20, of Mountain View.

According to a news release from Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge, Shelby is accused of billing for services not rendered.

Shelby is currently free on $500 bond.

The Stone County Sheriff’s Department assisted the Izard County Sheriff’s Department and the AG’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit in the investigation.

To report Medicaid fraud or abuse or neglect in residential care facilities, call the AG’s Medicaid fraud hotline at (866) 810-0016 or send an email to oag@arkansasag.gov.

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