In re Najmeh Vahid-Dastjerdi

On May 7, 2014, the Board of Disciplinary Appeals signed a Judgment of Disbarment against McAllen attorney Najmeh Vahid-Dastjerdi, 39, State Bar of Texas Card No. 24075200. On or about January 24, 2014, Ms. Vahid-Dastjerdi pled guilty to conspiracy commit healthcare fraud and conspiracy to violate the Iranian sanctions, Intentional Crimes as defined in the Texas Rules of Disciplinary Procedure, in United States of America v. Najmeh Vahid-Dastjerdi, Case No. 4:11CR00030-002, in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, Holding Session in Houston. She was sentenced to serve twelve months and one day in the custody of the United States Bureau of Prisons followed by supervised release for three years and ordered to pay an assessment of $200.00, a fine of $1,250,000.00 and restitution of $703,524.74. Her conviction is final. BODA cause number 53874.

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Compulsory Discipline
Date Filed: 
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
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Docket Date: 
Friday, May 2, 2014
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