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Doctor Enters Guilty Plea in Obstruction Case

Dr. Mahmoud Yassin, 60, of Robinson, IL, pled guilty in federal district court for obstructing a criminal health care fraud investigator, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, Stephen R. Wigginton, announced today. Dr. Yassin will be sentenced for this felony offense on May 30, 2013, in Benton, Illinois, at which time he may be sentenced to up to 10 years in prison, a fine of up to $250,000, a special assessment of $100, and a period of up to 3 years of supervised release following prison.


Action Details

  • Date:February 14, 2013
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions