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Criminal Investigation | Sept. 10, 2021

Owner of Maryland Company Providing Prosthetics and Orthotics Materials to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Sentenced to Federal Prison for Paying Gratuities


U.S. District Judge Theodore D. Chuang sentenced Bruce Thomas, age 53, of Germantown Maryland, yesterday to eight months in federal prison, followed by one year of supervised release, with four months of that to be served in home confinement, for paying gratuities to a public official in exchange for official acts. Judge Chuang also ordered Thomas to pay a fine of $50,0000 and forfeit and pay restitution in the amount of $27,890.62. Thomas is the owner and operator of Pinnacle Orthopedic Services, Inc., also located in Germantown.