April 23, 2018 / 9:58 PM / a year ago

Former dentist, two others sentenced for laser treatment scheme

A former dentist in South Dakota and two other individuals have been sentenced for their roles in a nearly $16.7 million scheme to fraudulently market and sell laser devices by claiming they could be used to treat cancer and range of other illnesses.

Robert “Larry” Lytle, who prosecutors said was the organizer of the scheme to sell the QLaser devices, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Roberto Lange in Sioux Falls, South Dakota on Friday to 12 years in prison, the U.S. Justice Department said.

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