Former Walter Reed prosthetics chief pleads guilty to accepting bribes

David Laufer was chief of prosthetics and orthotics at Walter Reed in Bethesda, Md., from 2009 through May 2019. According to his plea arrangement, Mr. Laufer dealt with an unnamed company that was paid by the federal government to supply orthotics and prosthetics devices to his department at Walter Reed. The unnamed business was awarded several contracts, and resold materials bought from other makers to Walter Reed at higher rates.

According to his plea agreement, Mr. Laufer worked with an unnamed company that was paid by the federal government to provide prosthetics and orthotics devices to his department at Walter Reed. According to his plea contract, Mr. Laufer confessed to limiting which makers might offer to the unnamed company, knowing it would result in higher costs. In exchange, Mr. Laufer admitted he got cash, travel and sporting occasion tickets from the business, and did not reveal the gifts.

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According to his plea agreement, Mr. Laufer confessed to restricting which manufacturers might offer to the unnamed company, knowing it would lead to greater prices. The actions led the business to get more than $25 million. In exchange, Mr. Laufer confessed he received money, travel and sporting occasion tickets from the company, and did not divulge the presents.

Morgan Haefner –
Thursday, October 22nd, 2020
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The former chief of the orthotics and prosthetics department at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center pleaded guilty to accepting gifts from a public official as part of a purchasing plan, according to the Department of Justice..

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Mr. Laufer deals with an optimum of 2 years in federal jail for accepting a kickback, according to the Justice Department..