Judge Refuses To Stay Woman’s Sentence For Fraud Pending Appeal

Mealey's (August 24, 2016, 10:10 AM EDT) -- ABINGDON, Va. — A federal judge in Virginia on Aug. 22 denied a motion to stay filed by a doctor who was found guilty of health care fraud, finding that her sentence should not be suspended pending her appeal because it does not raise substantial issues of law (United States of America v. Beth Palin, et al., No. 14-cr-23, W.D. Va.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 111225).

(Opinion available. Document #20-160826-022Z.)

U.S. Judge James P. Jones of the Western District of Virginia explained that he previously found...
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