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Weakley Co. Woman Charged with TennCare Fraud

By 7 Eyewitness News Staff
By news@wbbjtv.com

A Weakley County woman has been arrested after investigators said she traded her children's prescription drugs for painkillers.

Tina Christiansen, 40, of Sharon, was arrested after a joint investigation by the Martin Police Dept. and the Union City Police Dept. Investigators said she tried to trade a portion of her child's ADD medicine for morphine pills.

TennCare paid for her child's prescription, resulting in a charge of TennCare fraud.