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Leader of $20 Million Fraud Scheme Involving Bogus Prescriptions for Expensive Anti-Psychotics Sentenced to 8 Years in Federal Prison

LOS ANGELES - The leader of a $20 million health care fraud scheme based at a Glendale medical clinic was sentenced today to eight years in federal prison for overseeing a plot to fraudulently prescribe expensive anti-psychotic medications and to sell those drugs back to pharmacies through the black market, where the drugs would be billed to the government over and over.


Action Details

  • Date:August 18, 2014
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions