Tri-County Wellness Group CEO Mashiyat Rashid Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Medicare Fraud


Rashid and his co-conspirators intentionally recruited patients from homeless shelters and soup kitchens as part of their scheme to defraud the Medicare program. A former Tri-County employee testified that Rashid and his co-conspirators committed “barbaric” practices at the clinics.

Federal judge ordered Rashid to pay over $51 in restitution to Medicare

In addition to the 15-year prison sentence, Chief Judge Hood ordered Rashid to pat more than $51 million in restitution to Medicare. She also ordered him to forfeit to the United States his properties that are traceable to proceeds from the Medicare fraud scheme.

Some of the properties subject to forfeiture including commercial real estate, residential real estate, and a Detroit Pistons season ticket membership. The total value of these properties is over $11.5 million.

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