Husband, wife, daughter arrested for Medicaid fraud

ZACHARY, LA (WAFB) - Three people were arrested Wednesday on Medicaid fraud charges.

According to reports, Terry Lee Turner, 57, his wife Connie Turner, 43, and his daughter Nicole Turner, 40, were arrested after an investigation into a Zachary company, Empowering Care Services, LLC.

All three are accused of present false claims to the Louisiana Medicaid program for payment for services that were never performed.

Terry Lee Turner has been charged with one count of Medicaid fraud, Connie and Nicole Turner each face two counts of Medicaid fraud.

If convicted, they face up to five years in prison and $20,000 in fines for each count.

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