Texas Doctor Sentenced to 35 Years for $374 Million Fraud Scheme

Rockwall, Texas-based doctor Jacques Roy, MD, was sentenced Wednesday by U.S. District Judge Sam A. Lindsay to 35 years in federal prison for his involvement in a $374 million home health care fraud scheme, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced. The scheme, which prosectors deemed “staggering,” is the largest home health care fraud case in the […]

Leaders of $374 Million Home Health Care Fraud Denied Acquittal

After being sentenced for participation in a $374 million home heath care fraud scheme, two home health agency owners and a Dallas-area doctor have been denied acquittal. Jacques Roy, M.C., 59; Cynthia Stiger, 54; and Charity Eleda, 56, were convicted on one count of conspiracy to commit health care fraud. Roy was also convicted on eight […]

Agency Owner Sentenced in $400 Million Home Health Fraud

The owner of a home health agency in Dallas has been sentenced to 17 years in prison for his role in the nation’s largest home health care fraud scheme in history—a nearly $400 million scam, the Justice Department announced Tuesday. Wilbert James Veasey, Jr., 65, was sentenced to 210 months in federal prison and ordered to pay […]

Jury Finds Doctor Guilty in Largest-Ever Home Health Care Fraud

A Dallas physician and three home health agency owners have been found guilty of committing the nation’s largest home health care fraud involving a single doctor. Jacques Roy, a 58-year-old physician from Rockwall, Texas, and three owners of Texas home health agencies—Cynthia Stiger of Dallas, Wilbert James Veasey, Jr. of Dallas and Charity Eleda of Rowlett—were found […]