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A.G. Schneiderman Announces Indictment Of Bronx Medical Clinic Owner In Alleged $5 Million Medicaid Fraud

NEW YORK - Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced the indictment and arraignment of Joseph Wright, 52, of Middletown NY, for his role in an alleged $5 million Medicaid fraud. Prosecutors allege that Wright, as owner of a purportedly not-for-profit organization called 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 New York Medicaid program. Wright was indicted on felony charges of Insurance Fraud in the Second Degree.


Action Details

  • Date:July 19, 2016
  • Agency:New York Attorney General
  • Enforcement Types:
    • State Enforcement Agencies