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New York Physician Admits Taking Bribes in Test-Referrals Scheme with New Jersey Clinical Lab

NEWARK, N.J. - A physician with a practice in New York admitted today to accepting over $100,000 in exchange for test referrals as part of a massive bribery scheme operated by Biodiagnostic Laboratory Services LLC (BLS) of Parsippany, N.J., its president and numerous associates, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced. Michele Martinho, 39, of New York, pleaded guilty today before U.S. District Judge Stanley R. Chesler in Newark federal court to an information charging her with one count of accepting bribes.


Action Details

  • Date:May 15, 2014
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions