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Silver Spring Dentist Sentenced To More Than Two Years In Federal Prison For Scheme To Fraudulently Obtain Medicaid Funds By Recruiting Medicaid Beneficiaries Through The Payment Of Kickbacks And Bribes

Greenbelt, Maryland – U.S. District Judge Theodore D. Chuang today sentenced Edward T. Buford III, age 70, of Silver Spring, Maryland, to 30 months in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for conspiracy to commit mail fraud and healthcare fraud. Judge Chuang also ordered Buford to pay $1,267,630 in restitution.


Action Details

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