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Adams Medical Equipment Inc. Executives Plead Guilty in Scheme to Defraud Maryland and Washington, D.C., Medicaid Programs

BALTIMORE, MD (March 15, 2024) ñ Maryland Attorney General Anthony G. Brown today announced the guilty pleas and sentencing of Tahir Afzal, 61, Mehmood Ashraf Afzal, 33, both of Frederick, Maryland, and Ayesha Afzal, 34, of Boca Raton, Florida, on charges of Medicaid fraud. On December 13, 2023, the defendants pleaded guilty to defrauding the Maryland and District of Columbia Medicaid programs of more than $550,000 by billing for durable medical equipment that was not medically necessary and oftentimes not delivered to Medicaid recipients. Medicaid is a joint federal-state program that provides healthcare benefits to low-income individuals.


Action Details

  • Date:March 15, 2024
  • Agency:Maryland Attorney General
  • Enforcement Types:
    • State Enforcement Agencies