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RGV Durable Medical Equipment Company Owner and Four Others Sentenced in Health Care Fraud Scheme

McALLEN, Texas - The owner of a Rio Grande Valley area durable medical equipment (DME) company has been ordered to federal prison for her role in a scheme to defraud Texas Medicaid through fraudulent billings, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Abe Martinez. Maria Teresa Paz Garza, 41, of McAllen, was previously found guilty by a jury on all counts on Feb. 24, 2017, following a seven-day trial and six hours of deliberation.


Action Details

  • Date:June 13, 2017
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions