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Atlantic County Man Sentenced to 37 Months in Prison for Health Care Fraud Conspiracy Targeting State Health Benefits Programs

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of New Jersey

CAMDEN, N.J. – An Atlantic County, New Jersey, man was sentenced today to 37 months in prison, two years of supervised release and ordered to pay $2.77 million in restitution and 327,987 in forfeiture for his role in defrauding New Jersey state and local health benefits programs and other insurers by submitting fraudulent claims for medically unnecessary prescriptions. John Sher, 40, of Margate, New Jersey, pleaded guilty on July 28, 2022, before U.S. District Judge Robert B. Kugler to a superseding information charging him with one count of conspiracy to commit health care fraud.

Updated April 17, 2023

Health Care Fraud
Press Release Number: 23-109