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St. Martinville woman arrested on Medicaid fraud charges

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Attorney General Buddy Caldwell announced the arrest of a St. Martinville woman accused of submitting false Medicaid claims.

Crystal Babers, 54, was charged with two counts of Medicaid fraud after she allegedly submitted false time sheets and logs that claimed she performed services for a Medicaid beneficiary. Babers worked as a direct care service worker who was to cook and groom handicapped or elderly Medicaid recipients.

The personal care agency where she worked billed Medicaid for services not performed for over $2,000. Babers was arrested and booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison.

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