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Annapolis Woman Sentenced To 3 Years In Prison For Treating Patients While Fraudulently Posing As A Physician's Assistant

Baltimore, Maryland - U.S. District Judge Richard D. Bennett sentenced Shawna Michelle Gunter, age 37, of Annapolis, Maryland, late yesterday to three years in prison followed by three years of supervised release, which includes six months of home detention with electronic monitoring, for wire fraud and aggravated identity theft in connection with a scheme to pose as a physician's assistant to obtain employment, diagnose and treat 137 infants and children, and write over 400 prescriptions, all without a medical license. Judge Bennett also entered an order that Gunter pay restitution of $53,530.39.


Action Details

  • Date:February 27, 2015
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions