Greenville Medical Practice Receives Probationary Sentence and Agrees to Pay $300,000 to the United States
Columbia, South Carolina ---- Acting United States Attorney Beth Drake stated today that Neurology Associates of Greenville, P.A., pled guilty and was sentenced today in federal court in Greenville, for receiving misbranded drugs in interstate commerce, a violation of Title 21, United States Code, Section 331(c). United States Magistrate Judge Jacquelyn D. Austin of Greenville placed the practice on 3 years of federal probation. No fine was imposed because the practice, in settlement of a parallel civil case brought by the U.S. Attorney's Office, agreed to pay $300,000 to the United States due to the submission of Medicare claims for non-approved botulinum toxin (Botox).
- Date:August 29, 2016
- Agency:U.S. Attorney
- Criminal and Civil Actions