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Jury Convicts Humble Man on all Charges in Health Care Fraud Conspiracy

HOUSTON - Lawrence Tyler, 41, has been convicted of conspiracy to commit health care fraud, seven counts of health care fraud and one count of money laundering, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson. The verdicts were returned just moments ago following five days of trial and less than four hours of deliberation. Tyler, of Humble, ran a durable medical equipment company called from 2006 to 2008. The evidence at trial showed that between January 2007 and December 2008, Tyler engaged in a scheme to defraud Medicare and Medicaid. He falsely billed Medicare and Medicaid for so-called "ortho kits" which consisted of an assortment of various back, knee, ankle, wrist and shoulder braces.


Action Details

  • Date:May 12, 2014
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions