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Showers and t-storms have already moved in from the Gulf this morning. Some of these showers are producing heavy amount of rain briefly for this morning. We'll keep our rain coverage up to 30% for today, with afternoon temps reaching the mid and upper 80's. Still, the best coverage of showers will be with a front moving ...
Beaumont orthodontist pleads guilty to Medicaid fraud
A Beaumont orthodontist has agreed to give up more than $800,000 and he faces up to ten years in federal prison after pleading guilty to medicaid fraud.
Prosecutors say 70-year-old Terrence Ewing Syler turned in claims for devices called expanders but didn't provide them to his patients
The government paid him $829,000 for the devices.
He has not been sentenced.
If you have information about health care fraud the Department of Health and Human Services encourages you to call its fraud hotline: 1-800-HSS-TIPS.