The former Chief Financial Officer for a Topeka-based non-profit organization has been sentenced to three years in prison and ordered to pay back over $2 million dollars to the Kansas Medicaid program.
44 year-old Jason Sellers plead guilty in federal court to one count of wire fraud. In his plea, Seller admitted that while working as CFO for Kansas Health Solutions, he created a fake company called Advanced Business Consulting. Sellers then fraudulently billed Kansas Health Solutions for information technology services performed by the sham company.
From 2007 to 2011, Sellers was also involved in several local sports teams. He billed Kansas Health Solutions for uniforms and equipment for those teams.
Sellers also used some of the stolen money to build and furnish a $375,000, 3,755-sq. ft. home on 11 acres in Lyndon, Kansas. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the FBI, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt's office were all involved in the investigation and prosecution of Sellers.