5th Circ. Affirms $10M Medicare Fraud Convictions, Sentences

Law360, Los Angeles (November 8, 2013, 9:05 PM EST) -- The Fifth Circuit on Friday largely upheld the convictions and sentences of three Texans involved in running a $10 million Medicare and Medicaid fraud scheme, finding the trial court didn't commit any plain error other than imposing an excessive restitution demand on one of the defendants. 

A three-judge panel affirmed the convictions and sentences of Lia St. Junius, Martha Ramos and Devon Spicer for their roles in a scheme involving filing false claims for more than $10 million in orthotic equipment and devices. However, the amount...
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