Cedar Grove, N.J. Doctor Sentenced To Two Years in Prison for Accepting Bribes for Test Referrals to Clinical Laboratory
NEWARK, N.J. - A Cedar Grove, N.J., doctor was sentenced today to 24 months in prison for accepting tens of thousands of dollars in bribes from Parsippany, N.J.,-based Biodiagnostic Laboratory Services LLC (BLS) as part of a long-running scheme operated by the lab, its president, and numerous associates, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced. Dennis Aponte, 46, previously pleaded guilty U.S. District Judge Stanley R. Chesler to violating the Federal Travel Act. Judge Chesler imposed Aponte's sentence today in Newark federal court.
- Date:July 7, 2014
- Agency:U.S. Attorney
- Criminal and Civil Actions