Former Florissant Resident Caught, Pleads Guilty to Fraud
Dr. Juan Rios pled guilty after fleeing 12 years ago.
A former Florissant resident and doctor pled guilty earlier this week to failure to appear, healthcare fraud and three counts of mail fraud, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Dr. Juan Rios fled the area in 1999 and was caught in Peru 12 years later. In 1999, he admitted to defrauding insurance companies of more than $400,000.
He will be sentenced Jan. 4, where he could face 37 to 46 months in prison.
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