Former Maryland Veterans Affairs Official Sentenced To Prison For Fraudulently Obtaining Over $1.4 Million In Benefits

Baltimore, Maryland – Chief U.S. District Judge Catherine C. Blake sentenced U.S. Army veteran David Clark, age 68, of Hydes, Maryland, the former Deputy Chief of Veterans Claims in the Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs, today to a year and a day in prison followed by two years of supervised release for extortion in connection with a scheme to fraudulently obtain over $1.4 million in veterans benefits. Chief Judge Blake also entered an order that Clark forfeit $1,406,774 and pay restitution of $1,284,399.

The sentence was announced by United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein and Special Agent in Charge Kim R. Lampkins of the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General.  Read entire article here: