Ohio ‘Food Stamp Millionaire’ Found Guilty of Food Stamp, Medicaid Scams

An Ohio millionaire has been condemned of well-being scams in court Friday after he fraudulently gathered food stamps and Medicaid advantages.

WKYC reports that a judge found guilty Pascal Mahvi, also called the “Food Stamp Millionaire,” of one fifth-degree felony for fraudulently declaring more than $8,300 worth of food stamps and one misdemeanor charge of scams for falsifying his application for Medicaid advantages over 2 years before his arrest.

Mahvi and his lawyer decreased to discuss the case following Friday’s choice. A judge is anticipated to sentence Mahvi in 4 to 6 weeks.

District attorney James Flaiz stated he is going to advise to the judge that Mahvi serves prison time.

” We’re definitely going to suggest time behind bars,” Flaiz stated. “I think people need to understand, if you abuse the system that taxpayers have actually established to assist the bad, and you defraud that system, there have to be effected.”.

District attorneys say Mavhi, 66, deals with an optimal sentence of approximately 18 months behind bars and might be purchased to pay restitution for any advantages he got.

Mahvi made his label as the “Food Stamp Millionaire” when detectives found he had gathered well-being advantages despite having countless dollars in the bank.

Private investigators robbed his 8,000-square foot home with several garages consisting of cars and an in-ground pool for proof that he devoted well-being scams.

October 10, 2017