Jackson doctor gets 14 years for health care fraud

August 20, 2012 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

A Jackson doctor found guilty of filing more than $12 million in false claims has been sentenced to 168 months (14 years) in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release.

Dr. Cassandra Faye Thomas was sentenced in U.S. District Court Friday for a variety of charges including wire fraud to conspiracy.