Medicare Fraudster Can't Claim Double Jeopardy: 5th Circ.

Law360, Los Angeles (October 28, 2013, 4:17 PM EDT) -- The Fifth Circuit on Monday affirmed a district court’s denial of a convicted Medicare fraudster’s attempts to dismiss an indictment on the grounds that it violated the double jeopardy clause of the U.S. Constitution, finding that the allegations in the most recent suit covered a separate conspiracy.

The Fifth Circuit on Monday rejected medical equipment company owner Henry Jones' arguments that the suit should be dismissed on double jeopardy and multiplicity grounds because the government had charged him for conduct that had already brought convictions in...
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