Two people arrested, charged with Medicaid Welfare Fraud

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Two people were arrested for Medicaid Welfare Fraud. 

Brian Joseph, 54 of New Orleans, was arrested on four counts of Medicaid Fraud.

According to Louisiana Attorney General, Jeff  Landry, Joseph allegedly provided falsified service logs for times he was also working as a full-time teacher in  Jefferson Parish.

That amounted to 6,937.29 paid by the Medicaid program for services he did not render.

Desiree Olivier, 27 of New Iberia, was arrested on two counts of Medicaid Fraud.

Landry says she allegedly submitted falsified timesheets and service logs for overlapping services on two clients.

That amounted to $674.12 paid by the Medicaid program for services she did not render. 

Joseph and Olivier were both arrested by the Louisiana Department of Justice’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU) and booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison. 

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