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Prison term imposed in health care fraud scheme



A nurse practitioner convicted of 16 federal charges for her role in a massive medical fraud investigation labeled Operation Brace was sentenced to prison Tuesday, Aug. 9. Her trial on the charges was in Augusta's federal district court.

Sherley Beaufils, 44, of Conyers was sentenced to 87 month...

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  1. 87 months for Medicare fraud? That’s 87 more months than you get in Richmond County for home invasion, aggravated assault, attempted murder, and possession of a firearm during commission of a crime. Sammie Sias may get life if his sentence is commensurate with this lady’s sentence. Those Feds are tough on white collar criminals.

  2. AND, this is “Big Girl” jail, which means no parole for good behavior. Based upon her crime, and the home invasion one discussed, I think her sentence is a little excessive. She needs to get back to some kind of work, to pay the restitution. Of course the telling here is that, she doesn’t live in RICHMOND County.

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