Tyler, tx — State District Judge Kerry Russell sentenced 38-year-old Tara Kay McSwain to two consecutive six-year terms for prescription fraud.
Seven other charges are being dismissed as part of a plea agreement.
Authorities alleged McSwain tried to fill fraudulent prescriptions last year using her role as owner of East Texas Medical Billing. McSwain also operated Apple Swim & Fitness, which was shut down last month by foreclosure sale deed.
The first six-year-term also comes with a $10,000 fine.