Texas Anesthesiologist Cops To $40M Kickback Scheme

Law360, New York (March 20, 2017, 5:28 PM EDT) -- A Dallas anesthesiologist on Friday pled guilty in Texas federal court to taking part in a $40 million scheme to use kickbacks and bribes to bring in business to Forest Park Medical Center, the physician-owned hospital he helped open, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.

Richard Ferdinand Toussaint Jr., 58, pled guilty to one count of conspiracy to pay health care bribes and kickbacks and one count of offering or paying illegal remuneration and aiding and abetting under the Travel Act. His sentencing date has...
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