Judge sentences North Texas defendants in Forest Park Medical Center kickbacks fraud

Fourteen people who were convicted in the Forest Park Medical Center bribery conspiracy have been sentenced to a combined total of more than 74 years in federal prison, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Texas.

U.S. District Judge Jack Zouhary last week sent to prison Wilton Burt, Jackson Jacob, Douglas Sung Won, Michael Bassem Rimlawi, Shawn Mark Henry, Mrugeshkumar Shah and Iris Forrest. They were convicted at trial in April 2019. Ten other defendants pleaded guilty before a trial. One defendant pleaded guilty after a mistrial.

Zouhary also ordered that the defendants pay a total of $82.9 million in restitution.

Source: Judge sentences North Texas defendants in Forest Park Medical Center kickbacks fraud / Forth Worth Star-Telegram

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