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Polk County Doctor Pleads Guilty To Receiving Kickbacks

Tampa, Florida –United States Attorney Roger B. Handberg announces that Dr. Sean Patrick O’Rourke (56, Lakeland) has pleaded guilty to soliciting and receiving remuneration (kickbacks and bribes) in return for ordering medical services and items paid for by a federal health care program. O’Rourke faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in federal prison. The defendant also agreed to forfeit $31,075, traceable to proceeds of the offense. A sentencing date has not yet been set.


Action Details

  • Date:November 18, 2022
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney’s Office, Middle District of Florida
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions