A.G. Schneiderman Announces Arrest Of Bronx Clinic Owner For Alleged Five Million Dollar Medicaid Fraud
NEW YORK-Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced the arrest of Joseph Wright, 52, of Middletown NY, for allegedly stealing over $5 million dollars from Medicaid. Prosecutors allege that Wright, as owner of a purportedly not-for-profit organization "Assistance By Improv II, Inc." (ABI), located at 953 Southern Boulevard in the Bronx, lured thousands of low-income New Yorkers to ABI with the promise of affordable housing, arranged to have them subjected to unnecessary medical tests and then filed false claims for reimbursement with the State Medicaid program.
- Date:June 20, 2016
- Agency:New York Attorney General
- State Enforcement Agencies