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Fort Bend County home health owner charged with copying and pasting doctor signatures

US Attorney’s Office – Southern District of Texas, Apr. 12, 2021

HOUSTON – A 60-year-old Richmond man is now in custody on charges of making false statements in his scheme to defraud Medicare, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Jennifer B. Lowery.

Paul Njoku is expected to make his initial appearance before U.S. Magistrate Judge Peter Bray at 2 p.m.

The five-count indictment, returned Feb. 3, alleges Njoku made false statements relating to health care matters by copying and pasting doctor and nurse signatures onto patient paperwork.

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