Former Texas mayor, two others found guilty of $150 million healthcare fraud scheme

MCALLEN (KGBT) — A former Texas mayor and two others associated with a Texas health care company were found guilty on Wednesday for their roles in a $150 million healthcare fraud scheme.

According to U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick, one of the men was a mayor in Rio Bravo, Texas at the time.

A release stated that after a three-week trial, Rodney Mesquias, 47, of San Antonio, Henry McInnis, 47, of Harlingen, and Francisco Pena, 82, of Laredo were all found guilty of one count of conspiracy to commit health care fraud and one count of conspiracy to commit money laundering.

We’re told that Mesquias and McInnis were also found guilty of six counts of health care fraud, one count of conspiracy to obstruct justice and one count of conspiracy to pay and receive kickbacks.

Source: Former Texas mayor, two others found guilty of $150 million healthcare fraud scheme / Valley Central

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