7th Conspirator Gets 41 Months In $45M Health Care Fraud

Law360, Houston (November 6, 2012, 9:38 PM EST) -- A Houston man on Monday was sentenced to 41 months in federal prison for his role in a $45 million health care fraud conspiracy, becoming the seventh person to be locked up over the scam tied to City Nursing Services of Texas Inc.

Tony Nnonso Obi, a naturalized U.S. citizen from the Federal Republic of Nigeria, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Kenneth M. Hoyt three months after he pled guilty to federal charges that he and others fraudulently billed the Medicare and Medicaid programs for...
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