Long Island Doctor Arrested and Accused of Multi-million Medicare Fraud Scheme
A Long Island, N.Y., doctor was arrested today on charges that he submitted millions of dollars in false billings to Medicare. Dr. Syed Imran Ahmed, 49, was charged with one count of health care fraud by a criminal complaint unsealed this morning in federal court in Brooklyn, N.Y. A seizure warrant seeking millions of dollars of Ahmed's alleged ill-gotten gains, including the contents of seven bank accounts, was also unsealed. In addition, a civil forfeiture complaint was also filed today against Ahmed's residence located in Muttontown, N.Y., valued at approximately $4 million. Further, search warrants were executed earlier today at six locations in New York, Michigan and Nevada.
- Date:March 25, 2014
- Agency:U.S. Department of Justice
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