timberland boots cheap uk Former Cleveland Clinic executive Gary Fingerhut pleads guilty
Former Cleveland Clinic Innovations executive director Gary Fingerhut has pleaded guilty to two charges related to a scheme that allegedly cost the Clinic more than $2.7 million.
At an arraignment on Tuesday morning, Oct. Attorney’s Office.
He’ll likely spend at least a few years in prison. Although Fingerhut won’t be sentenced until Jan. 30, his attorney and federal prosecutors have agreed to ask for a sentence of between 41 and 51 months in federal prison, according to his attorney, J. Timothy Bender of Bender,
Alexander Broome in Cleveland.
“Mr. Fingerhut has admitted his guilt and is very sorry for what he’s done,” Bender told Crain’s. District Judge Christopher Boyko will decide the exact sentence, which also could require Fingerhut to pay restitution to the Clinic.
The Clinic fired Fingerhut in June 2015 after the FBI told the hospital system that he made transactions that violated the system’s internal policies.
Fingerhut allegedly received at least $469,000 in illicit payments for playing along with a scheme to defraud a Clinic spinoff company called iVHR, according to charges filed last month through a bill of information.