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Las Vegas woman sentenced in Medicaid fraud case

Posted at 11:02 AM, Aug 29, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-29 22:24:16-04
Nevada Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt announced that 51-year-old Linda Crutcher-Austin of Las Vegas was sentenced for Medicaid fraud.
The fraud was committed between June and November 2013.
Eighth Judicial District Court Judge Elissa Cadish sentenced Crutcher-Austin to one count of intentional failure to maintain adequate records, a gross misdemeanor.
As a part of her sentence, Crutcher-Austin was ordered to serve a term of 364 days incarceration and to pay restitution in the amount of $15,435. Her sentence was suspended, and she was placed on probation for a period of three years. 
To view the criminal Information for Linda Crutcher-Austin, click here.