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Houston Man Sentenced in Multi-State Health Care Fraud Scheme

SHERMAN, Texas - A 55-year-old Houston man has been sentenced to federal prison for his role in a multi-state health care fraud scheme in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today. Peter Pedro Egede pleaded guilty on Apr. 4, 2013, to health care fraud and was sentenced to 87 months in federal prison today by U.S. District Judge Marcia A. Crone. Egede was also ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $1,635,447.60 to the Medicare and Medicaid programs and a fine of $12,500.


Action Details

  • Date:February 6, 2014
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions