Thursday, January 15, 2009

Georgia Chiropractor Sentenced To 3 Years For Defrauding Insurers $1.2 Million

Stephen Catterton, 39, of Norcross, Georgia, was sentenced yesterday to 3 years and one month in federal prison for defrauding insurers out of some $1.2 million. Catterton is the owner of two chiropractic businesses, Catterton Chiropractic and Citadel Healthcare Group. Prosecutors alleged that he had overbilled a number of health care insurance providers. He was also ordered to pay full restitution of $1.3 million and perform 300 hours of community service. An investigation, conducted by the FBI, found that from June 2001 and December 2006, Catterton's businesses had overbilled insurance programs by some $3 million.

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