May 14, 2020

Texas Man Pleads Guilty Conspiracy to Commit Nearly 5 Million in Healthcare Fraud

Houston resident Ravinder Syal entered a guilty plea for engaging in a healthcare fraud scheme resulting in false claims of over $4.8 million for services that were never provided to patients. Between 2018 and 2020, Syal acquired physicians’ practices throughout Texas and assumed control of their billing. Syal altered billing information and submitted false claims for services that were never provided, without the knowledge of the physicians at the respective practices. Syal faces up to 10 years in federal prison and a fine of up to $250,000.