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Austin Doctor Heads to Prison for Health Care Fraud

HOUSTON - Dr. Dennis B. Barson Jr., 42, has been ordered to federal prison following his convictions related to a conspiracy to defraud Medicare of $2.1 million in less than two months, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson. A federal jury convicted Barson and his medical clinic administrator, Dario Juarez, 55, on Nov. 5, 2014, of all 20 counts charged. Co-defendant Edgar Shakbazyan entered a guilty plea to the 21-count indictment on Oct. 27, 2014.


Action Details

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