LITTLE ROCK, AR (KAIT) - Two women were arrested and face charges after allegedly committing Medicaid fraud against a school.
Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced in a news release that Paula Riggs, 49, of Jonesboro, and Hanna Riggs, 24, of Paragould, were arrested.
Paula Riggs is charged with Failure to Maintain Records, a Class D felony, and two counts of Medicaid fraud, a Class B felony.
She is accused of billing $26,242.56 for services not rendered as a speech-language pathologist with the Bay School District and failing to maintain documents, according to the AG's office.
Meanwhile, Hanna Riggs is facing two counts of Medicaid fraud, a Class B, and a Class C felony, and Failure to Maintain Records, a Class D felony.
She is accused of billing for services not rendered, totaling $5,854.96, as a speech language pathologist with the Bay School District and for failing to maintain documents, Rutledge stated.
Both were booked into the Pulaski County Detention Facility and later released.
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