Nigerian Fugitive Arrested for Health Care Fraud Violations
TYLER, Texas - A 43-year-old Nigerian fugitive has been arrested at a Houston airport and will now face federal health care fraud violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales. Vivian Yusuf, of Port Harcourt, Nigeria, the former owner of Ivy Health Care Supply, a Houston area medical supply company, was arrested on June 3, 2014 at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston. Yusuf had been indicted for conspiracy to commit health care fraud, health care fraud, and aggravated identity theft and a fugitive since March 2011.
- Date:June 4, 2014
- Agency:U.S. Attorney
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