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Jury Convicts Rio Grande Valley Area Durable Medical Equipment Company Owner of Health Care Fraud

McALLEN, Texas - A McAllen federal jury has convicted the owner of an area durable medical equipment (DME) company owner on all counts for her scheme to defraud Texas Medicaid through fraudulent billings, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson. The jury deliberated for six hours following a seven-day trial before convicting Maria Garza, 41, of McAllen, on all 18 counts as charged.


Action Details

  • Date:February 24, 2017
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions