Grayson County Woman Who Stole and Sold Protected Health Information Sentenced to 2 ½ Years in Federal Prison

United States Attorney’s Office – Eastern District of Texas, July 22, 2021

Fraud Ring Used Proceeds from Stolen Information to Purchase Array of Luxury Items

PLANO, Texas – A Sherman woman has been sentenced to prison for federal violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Nicholas J. Ganjei today.

Amanda Lowry, 40, pleaded guilty on Dec. 4, 2020, to conspiracy to obtain information from a protected computer and was sentenced to 30 months in federal prison today by U.S. District Judge Sean D. Jordan.

“Today’s sentence is another example of the Eastern District’s commitment to vigorously defending protected health information and prosecuting those who exploit such information for their personal gain,” said Acting U.S. Attorney Nicholas J. Ganjei. “The defendant’s actions not only compromised victims’ sensitive information, exposing them to fraudulent schemes; but, also ultimately resulted in unnecessary costs to federal healthcare programs.”

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