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An Iowa City woman has been sentenced to three months in prison for Health Care Fraud and False Statements

IOWA – According to the police officials, Tykeese McCray completed application paperwork for the Section 8 Housing Assistance Program fraudulently.

McCray did so on the initial application and the annual recertification forms. The 44-year-old woman also reportedly falsified forms for food assistance benefits, child care assistance and medical insurance through Medicaid.

She did not list her husband as a household member, and she did not include his income on forms that would determine her eligibility.

She received $118,943.19 in assistance.

McCray was ordered to serve three months in prison and to pay restitution in the amount of $118,943.19.

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