Miami Beach Physician Sentenced in Medicare Fraud Scheme
Wifredo A. Ferrer, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, Ryan P. Lynch, Acting Special Agent in Charge, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General, George L. Piro, Special Agent in Charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Miami Field Office, and Mark R. Trouville, Special Agent in Charge, Drug Enforcement Administration, Miami Field Division, announce that Christopher Gregory Wayne, 54, an osteopathic physician residing in Miami Beach, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Robert N. Scola, Jr. to 70 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release. In addition, Judge Scola entered a $1.6 million forfeiture money judgment against Wayne and ordered the forfeiture of his Miami Beach residence and a 2002 Mercedes Benz. Christopher Gregory Wayne was also ordered to pay restitution to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $1,649,042, the amount of loss suffered by the Medicare program.
- Date:June 13, 2014
- Agency:U.S. Attorney
- Criminal and Civil Actions