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Magistrate Judge Finds Government Entitled To $1.3M From Convicted Doctor

Mealey's (September 27, 2016, 12:03 PM EDT) -- TYLER, Texas — A doctor who was recently resentenced to 135 months in prison for submitting false claims to Medicare and Medicaid was ordered by a federal judge in Texas on Sept. 26 to pay $1.3 million to the government for violations of the False Claims Act (FCA) (United States of America v. Tariq Mahmood, No. 15-cv-948, E.D. Texas; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 141158).

(Opinion available. Document #20-161021-001Z.)

U.S. Magistrate Judge K. Nicole Mitchell of the Eastern District of Texas ruled that no genuine issues of...
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