BATON ROUGE, LA -
Attorney General Jeff Landry today announced the arrests of three on Medicaid
“My office, using the resources we have, is working tirelessly to combat Medicaid fraud and arrest those who commit it,” said Attorney General Jeff Landry. “It is frustrating to me and my staff that people defraud programs created to help our State’s most vulnerable; and we will continue to fight against this type of criminal activity.”
Chantay Carter, 44 of Kentwood, was arrested on six counts of Medicaid Fraud for allegedly overlapping her billing for payment. Carter was employed by the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office (TPSO) and submitted timesheets for her work as a provider at the same time she was working at the TPSO Jail. Carter was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison.
Louis Boyd, 30 of Woodville, Mississippi, (working in Jackson, Louisiana) was arrested on one count of Simple Battery of Persons with Infirmities for allegedly striking a disabled patient multiple times. Boyd was booked into the East Feliciana Parish Prison.
Torin Mishey, 24 of Alexandria, was arrested on one count of Simple Battery of Persons with Infirmities for placing a client in emergency protective restraints, without following protocol, which resulted in the victim being scratched and bruised. Mishey was booked into the Rapides Parish Prison.
Medicaid fraud occurs when providers use the Medicaid program to obtain money to which they are not entitled. To report Medicaid fraud or abuse and neglect in residential care facilities, please call Attorney General Jeff Landry’s Medicaid Fraud Hotline at 888-799-6885 or visit www.AGJeffLandry.com.