FILE- In this Dec. 2015 file photo, former Summit Pointe Community Mental Health agency CEO Erv Brinker pauses in Ingham County Court in Lansing, Mich., just before he plead guilty to Medicaid fraud and embezzlement charges. An audit has found that Brinker misspent more than $19 million on lavish benefits, parties and side projects. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services examined records from seven years Brinker spent at the agency. He was sentenced to more than 2.5 years in prison.
FILE- In this Dec. 2015 file photo, former Summit Pointe Community Mental Health agency CEO Erv Brinker pauses in Ingham County Court in Lansing, Mich., just before he plead guilty to Medicaid fraud and embezzlement charges. An audit has found that Brinker misspent more than $19 million on lavish benefits, parties and side projects. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services examined records from seven years Brinker spent at the agency. He was sentenced to more than 2.5 years in prison. Battle Creek Enquirer via AP, File Al Lassen
FILE- In this Dec. 2015 file photo, former Summit Pointe Community Mental Health agency CEO Erv Brinker pauses in Ingham County Court in Lansing, Mich., just before he plead guilty to Medicaid fraud and embezzlement charges. An audit has found that Brinker misspent more than $19 million on lavish benefits, parties and side projects. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services examined records from seven years Brinker spent at the agency. He was sentenced to more than 2.5 years in prison. Battle Creek Enquirer via AP, File Al Lassen

Audit: Michigan mental health agency CEO misspent $19M

October 12, 2018 03:22 PM