2/29/12 – Former Health Care Exec Enters Guilty Plea
Johnny Perry, 62, a former executive of a Louisville-based healthcare company pled guilty in federal court to misbranding and altering drugs and to committing health care fraud. The Kentucky RCFL provided digital forensics expertise to investigators. Perry was indicted by a federal grand jury on August 3, 2011. A sentencing date of May 7, 2012 will determine if Perry receives the maximum penalty of 46 years in prison and a fine of up to $770,000. Click here to read a press release issued by the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western District of Kentucky.
The FBI is the federal government's primary agency for exposing and investigating health care fraud, with jurisdiction over both federal and private insurance programs. It is estimated that health care fraud costs the Nation an estimated $60 billion annually.
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