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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Louisiana

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Indictment Unsealed In

Acting U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced the unsealing of the Superseding Indictment of LOUIS AGE, JR., age 68, LOUIS AGE, III, aka “BIG LOU,” age 47, STANTON GUILLORY, aka “NAN NAN,” age 23, KENDRICK JOHNSON, age 40, and RONALD WILSON, aka “TANK,” age 43.

 

All five men were indicted in an 11-count Superseding Indictment that charged them with various offenses related to the murder of Milton Womack, AGE JR.’S former employee in a healthcare company that was engaged in healthcare fraud. LOUIS AGE, JR., and others were indicted and convicted of healthcare fraud in the Middle District of Louisiana in 2013. Womack was murdered on July 27, 2012, days after it was announced that he would be pleading guilty to healthcare fraud. An outline of the charges and potential penalties are listed below.

 

 

COUNT

CHARGE

DEFENDANT(S)

POTENTIAL SENTENCE

1

Conspiracy to participate in the murder-for-hire of Milton Womack

AGE, JR.

AGE, III

GUILLORY

JOHNSON

WILSON

 

Death or Life Imprisonment; $250,000 fine; 5 years supervised release; $100 mandatory special assessment

2

Murder-for-hire of Milton Womack

AGE, JR.

AGE, III

GUILLORY

JOHNSON

WILSON

 

Death or Life Imprisonment; $250,000 fine; 5 years supervised release; $100 mandatory special assessmen

3

Conspiracy to murder Milton Womack to prevent him from testifying or providing information about a federal crime

AGE, JR.

AGE, III

GUILLORY

JOHNSON

WILSON

 

Death or Life Imprisonment; $250,000 fine; 5 years supervised release; $100 mandatory special assessment

4

Murder of Milton Womack to prevent him from testifying about a federal crime

AGE, JR.

AGE, III

GUILLORY

JOHNSON

WILSON

 

Death or Life Imprisonment; $250,000 fine; 5 years supervised release; $100 mandatory special assessment

5

Murder of Milton Womack to prevent him from providing information about a federal crime

AGE, JR.

AGE, III

 

Death or Life Imprisonment; $250,000 fine; 5 years supervised release; $100 mandatory special assessment

6

Conspiracy to murder Milton Womack in retaliation for disclosing information about a federal crime

AGE, JR.

AGE, III

GUILLORY

JOHNSON

WILSON

 

Death or Life Imprisonment; $250,000 fine; 5 years supervised release; $100 mandatory special assessment

7

Murder of Milton Womack in retaliation for disclosing information about a federal crime

AGE, JR.

AGE, III

GUILLORY

JOHNSON

WILSON

 

Death or Life Imprisonment; $250,000 fine; 5 years supervised release; $100 mandatory special assessment

8

Conspiracy to intimidate, threaten, and corruptly persuade witnesses

AGE, JR.

AGE, III

JOHNSON

 

20 Years Imprisonment; $250,000 fine; 3 years supervised release; $100 mandatory special assessment

9

Conspiracy to retaliate against witnesses

AGE, JR.

AGE, III

JOHNSON

 

10 Years Imprisonment; $250,000 fine; 3 years supervised release; $100 mandatory special assessment

10

Conspiracy to participate in the murder-for-hire of Milton Womack

JOHNSON

Death or Life Imprisonment; $250,000 fine; 5 years supervised release; $100 mandatory special assessment

11

Conspiracy to participate in the murder-for-hire of Milton Womack

AGE, III

Death or Life Imprisonment; $250,000 fine; 5 years supervised release; $100 mandatory special assessment

 

Acting U.S. Attorney Evans reiterated that the Superseding Indictment is merely a charge and that the guilt of the defendants must be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.

 

Acting U.S. Attorney Evans praised the work of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, which was assisted by the New Orleans Police Department. Assistant U.S. Attorneys Harry McSherry, James Baehr, and Myles Ranier are in charge of the prosecution.

Topic(s): 
Healthcare Fraud
Violent Crime
Updated September 13, 2017