Houston Ambulance Operator Sentenced for Her Role in $2.4 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme
The owner and operator of a Houston area ambulance company was sentenced today to serve 97 months in prison for her role in a $2.4 million Medicare fraud scheme. Gwendolyn Climmons-Johnson, 54, was convicted by a federal jury in Houston, Texas, on Oct. 30, 2013, of one count of conspiracy to commit health care fraud and four counts of health care fraud. In addition to the prison sentence, Climmons-Johnson was also sentenced to serve three years of supervised release and ordered to pay $972,132 in restitution.
- Date:June 13, 2014
- Agency:U.S. Department of Justice
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