New York Doctor Admits Taking Bribes for Referring Tests to New Jersey Clinical Lab
NEWARK, N.J. - A pediatrician with a New York practice in Staten Island and Brooklyn admitted today he accepted bribes in exchange for test referrals as part of a long-running scheme operated by Biodiagnostic Laboratory Services LLC (BLS), of Parsippany, N.J., its president and numerous associates, New Jersey U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced. Surender Gorukanti, 46, of Brooklyn, pleaded guilty today before U.S. District Judge Stanley R. Chesler in Newark federal court to an information charging him with one count of accepting bribes.
- Date:March 25, 2014
- Agency:U.S. Attorney
- Criminal and Civil Actions