South Florida Man Pleads Guilty for Role in $10.5 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme
A south Florida man has pleaded guilty today for his role in a $10.5 million Medicare fraud scheme involving physical and occupational therapy services. Luis Alberto Garcia Perojo, 42, pleaded guilty in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida to conspiring to commit health care fraud. He faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison, and his sentencing will be scheduled at a later date. Acting Assistant Attorney General Mythili Raman of the Justice Department's Criminal Division, Acting U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Florida A. Lee Bentley III, Special Agent in Charge Paul Wysopal of the FBI's Tampa Field Office and Special Agent in Charge Christopher Dennis of the U.S. Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General Office of Investigations made the announcement.
- Date:December 18, 2013
- Agency:U.S. Department of Justice
- Criminal and Civil Actions