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Florida Man Sentenced to Over 15 Months in Prison and $3.4 Million in Restitution for Health Care Fraud Scheme Involving Liberation Way Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Centers

PHILADELPHIA - United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced today that Jesse Peters, 45, of Lake Worth, Florida, has been sentenced to 15 months and one day of imprisonment, three years of supervised release, and restitution of $3,405,065 for one count of conspiracy to commit health care fraud. United States District Judge Wendy Beetlestone presided over the sentencing hearing in Philadelphia via video teleconference. This scheme involved Liberation Way, a drug and alcohol rehabilitation organization that had treatment centers in Yardley, Bala Cynwyd, and Fort Washington, Pennsylvania.


Action Details

  • Date:April 24, 2020
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions