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Pharmacy Store Employees Plead Guilty In Scheme to Defraud Health Care Benefit Programs

Baltimore, Maryland - Vipinkumar Patel (V. Patel), age 30, of Edgewood, Maryland; and Jigar Patel (J. Patel), age 27, of Columbia, Maryland, have each pleaded guilty to making false statements relating to health care matters in connection with a scheme to defraud Medicaid, Medicare and the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program by submitting false claims for prescription refills. Vipinkumar Patel pleaded guilty on August 19, 2014 and Jigar Patel pleaded guilty today.


Action Details

  • Date:August 20, 2014
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions