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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of South Dakota

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, October 24, 2014

Rapid City Man Sentenced For Theft From Indian Health Services

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Rapid City, South Dakota, man convicted of Theft or Embezzlement in Connection with Health Care was sentenced on October 16, 2014, by Chief Judge Jeffrey L. Viken, U.S. District Court.

Michael Gray, age 59, was sentenced to 2 years of probation, ordered to pay a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund, and restitution in the amount of $6,476.42.
         
Gray was indicted for Theft or Embezzlement in Connection with Health Care on March 18, 2014, and he pled guilty on June 4, 2014.

The conviction relates to Gray, while employed by an Indian Health Services (IHS) Hospital, taking equipment belonging to IHS and using a General Services Administration gas card for his personal use between 2009 and 2013.
         
This case was investigated by the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Inspector General.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Eric Kelderman prosecuted the case.


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