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Pharmacy Owner Pleads Guilty As Part of Largest Health Care Fraud Case Ever in Mississippi


Thomas Edward Spell, Jr., 50, or Ridgeland, pled guilty today before U.S. District Judge Keith Starrett to a Crimiinal Information outlining his role in a more then $240 million dollar scheme to defraud TRICARE, the health care benefit program serving our nation's military, veterans, and their respective family members, announced U.S. Attorney, Mike Hurst, FBI Special Agent in Charge Christopher Freeze, IRS-Criminal Investigation Acting Special in Charge  John F. Khin of the Defense Ciminal Investigative Service.