Ex-El Paso Officials Get Prison For Health Insurance Bribes

Law360, Houston (August 27, 2012, 7:57 PM EDT) -- A Texas federal judge on Friday sentenced two former El Paso County officials for their roles in a kickback scheme designed to steer more than $100 million in government health insurance contracts to a subsidiary of Access Plans USA Inc.

U.S. District Judge Frank Montalvo handed down a 63-month sentence to former El Paso County Judge Luther Jones and a 24-month sentence to former El Paso County District Clerk Gilbert Sanchez, both of whom admitted to participating in a bribery scheme with former Access HealthSource Inc....
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