Georgia: Markuetric Stringfellow Sentenced For Defrauding

Georgia: Markuetric Stringfellow Sentenced For Defrauding

Georgia Man, Markuetric Stringfellow Is Sentenced To 6.5 Years For Defrauding The North And South Carolina Medicaid Programs

CHARLOTTE, N.C (STL.News) Markuetric Stringfellow, 37, of Powder Springs, Georgia, was sentenced to 78 months in prison and 3 years of supervised release for defrauding the North and South Carolina Medicaid programs, announced Andrew Murray, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina, and U.S. Attorney Peter M. McCoy, of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of South Carolina.  In addition to the prison term imposed, U.S. District Judge Kenneth D. Bell also ordered Stringfellow to pay $5,278,550 as restitution.

The North Carolina Scheme

According to filed court documents and  sentencing hearing, Stringfellow was a resident of Charlotte and Greensboro, North Carolina, and a partner in Everlasting Vitality, LLC (EV) and Do-It-4-The Hood Corporation (D4H).  D4H operated after-school programs in Charlotte, Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and Rocky-Mount, North Carolina.  Beginning in or about January 7, 2016, and continuing through November 12, 2018, Stringfellow and his co-conspirators executed a conspiracy to defraud the North Carolina Medicaid program by soliciting illegal kickbacks from various drug testing laboratories, in exchange for referrals of North Carolina Medicaid beneficiaries obtained through the after-school programs operated by EV and D4H.

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