U.S. v. France
U.S. Ct. Apps., Seventh Cir., Apr. 7, 2015
The Seventh Circuit ruled that the federal government has the power to garnish monthly payments from a private disability insurance policy belonging to a dentist that had been ordered, as part of his guilty plea to mail fraud, to pay restitution to victims for a fraudulent billing scheme.
Here, the dentist was ordered to pay $800,000 in restitution to the victims of his fraudulent billing scheme in 2002. However, in 2014, he had paid …Continue Reading