Amarillo Woman Indicted on Federal Charges

An Amarillo woman is also indicted on federal money laundering and fraud charges.

Paula Garst is accused of offering false, low-cost health insurance to self-employed people or those who operated small businesses. Garst is facing 1 count of healthcare fraud, 5 counts of mail fraud, 3 counts of wire fraud, and 4 counts of money laundering. 

If convicted, she could face up to 250 years in prison and a fine of $4.2 million dollars.