Pinellas County Doctor Arrested And Charged With Multiple Offenses Related To Writing Prescriptions For Compounded Medications
Tampa, FL - United States Attorney A. Lee Bentley, III announces the unsealing of an indictment charging Dr. Anthony Baldizzi (52, Tierra Verde) with one count of conspiracy to defraud the United States, twenty-one counts of health care fraud, one count of money laundering, one count of making a false statement, and one count of receiving illegal kickbacks. The health care fraud and money laundering counts each carry a maximum penalty of 10 years in federal prison. The remaining counts each carry a maximum penalty of five years. The indictment also notifies Baldizzi that the United States is seeking a money judgment in the amount of at least $5.3 million as proceeds of the conspiracy and health care fraud offenses and forfeiture of a 2015 BMW M3, which is alleged as property traceable to proceeds of the charged conduct.
- Date:June 23, 2016
- Agency:U.S. Attorney
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