HATTIESBURG, MISS. - The federal government unsealed more indictments Monday morning related to the scheme to defraud millions of dollars from healthcare insurance providers.
According to the indictments, Hope and Randy Thomley, along with Glenn Doyle Beech, Jr., and Gregory Parker are accused of defrauding TRICARE and Medicare of more than $200 million by fraudulently formulating, marketing, prescribing, and billing for compounded medications produced and dispersed by South Mississippi pharmacies.
The four suspects are also accused of engaging in a scheme to pay and receive healthcare kickbacks and bribes as well as money laundering to conceal fraudulently obtained proceeds. Hope Thomley was part owner of Advantage Pharmacy in Hattiesburg, Beech was a managing partner in the pharmacy, and Gregory Parker is a nurse practitioner in Laurel.
The Thomleys face 23 counts each, including conspiracy, healthcare fraud, money laundering, racketeering in money laundering, and distribution or dispensing a controlled substance.