Ohio Valley Chiropractor Yurigan Sentenced to Prison for Fraud
An Ohio Valley Chiropractor has learned how long he'll be behind bars for health care fraud and tax evasion charges.
Joseph Yurigan has been sentenced to a year and half in prison after entering guilty pleas to one count of health care fraud by submitting a fraudulent claim to a health care benefit program, and one count of income tax evasion.
Under the plea agreement, Yurigan will pay more than $513,000 restitution for the health care violation and more than $322,000 for the tax evasion violation.
Yurigan operated two chiropractic clinics - the Weirton Chiropractic Clinic and the Wheeling Spine Center.