Husband And Wife Sentenced To Prison In Compounding Healthcare Fraud Scheme
Tampa, Florida - U.S. District Judge Mary S. Scriven has sentenced Edward Leonard Wells, Jr. (34, North Carolina) to two years and eight months in federal prison for conspiracy to commit healthcare fraud and aggravated identity theft. On April 18, 2019, Wells's estranged wife, Alcira Mercedes Wells (34, Connecticut), was sentenced to 18 months in federal prison for conspiracy to commit healthcare fraud. The court also entered a money judgment of $32,747.93, the proceeds of the healthcare fraud conspiracy. Alcira Wells and Edward Wells had pleaded guilty in January 2019.
- Date:June 21, 2019
- Agency:U.S. Attorney
- Criminal and Civil Actions