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Closing arguments wrap in federal trial of Jorge Perez

Published: Jun. 22, 2022 at 11:19 PM EDT
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - The jury is now considering the outcome in the federal fraud trial against Jorge Perez, the former head of Williston’s Regional General Hospital.

Using RGH and three other hospitals, Perez and nine associates are accused of defrauding private insurers out of $1.4 billion dollars.

Closing arguments finished up Tuesday.

The jury in Jacksonville was given the case at the start of the day Wednesday.

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