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Ridgefield Physician Sentenced to Prison for Health Care Fraud, Pays $270K in False Claims Act Settlement

Deirdre M. Daly, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that DAVID LESTER JOHNSTON, 46, of Ridgefield, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Robert N. Chatigny in Hartford to three months of imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release, the first six months of which must be served in home confinement, for committing health care fraud. JOHNSTON also was ordered to perform 150 hours of community service.


Action Details

  • Date:July 13, 2015
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions