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McAllen Child Center Owner Gets 10 Years In Prison

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

AUSTIN (AP) - The owner of a defunct South Texas children's
rehabilitation center has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for
using inflated Medicaid reimbursements to fund his lavish
lifestyle.
Eliseo Sandoval diverted more than $4 million in Medicaid
reimbursements to his Just for Kids rehabilitation clinic in
McAllen to buy a ranch, sports cars and real estate. Just for Kids
filed for bankruptcy in 2004.
The 38-year-old Sandoval pleaded guilty in April just before his
trial was to begin in Travis County. He was sentenced Monday.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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