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Businessman Gets 3-9 for Medicaid Fraud


The former owner of a defunct Long Island medical supply company has been sentenced to 3-9 years in prison after pleading guilty to grand larceny in a Medicaid fraud case. money-300x3001

Prosecutors say David Williams and his wife stole more than $1 million from Medicaid. They say the suspects billed Medicaid for medical equipment that was never delivered to physicians.

Williams pleaded guilty to grand larceny and was sentenced Friday in Nassau County Court. In addition to prison, he agreed to repay $1.1 million in restitution.


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Cynthia Williams pleaded guilty earlier this year to grand larceny and was sentenced to six months in jail.

The company, People’s Choice Surgical Supplies, Inc., was fined $10,000.

Copyright 2009 The Associated Press.

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