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Pitt County Behavioral Health Businessman Sentenced To 20 Years In Federal Prison For Medicaid Fraud

WILMINGTON - The United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of North Carolina announced that yesterday in federal court, TERRY LAMONT SPELLER, 38, of Winterville, North Carolina, was sentenced to 240 months in federal prison and 3 years of supervised release following his prior guilty plea to Health Care Fraud, and Engaging in Monetary Transactions in Criminally Derived Property. SPELLER was also ordered to make restitution of $5,962,189.77 to the victims of the offense, which included the North Carolina Medicaid program and a physician, whose name and identification number SPELLER used to commit the fraud.


Action Details

  • Date:March 22, 2016
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions