Ten Individuals Indicted for Medicare Fraud Scheme
Nine residents of Miami-Dade County and a resident of Hillsborough County have been indicted for their alleged participation in a $12.5 million Medicare fraud scheme. On March 20, 2014, a federal grand jury in Miami returned a 59-count indictment charging Vicente Diaz, 39, Daniel Ocampo, 35, Elsa Capo, 71, Santiago Sepulveda, 79, Marta Curbeco, 67, Margarita Rodriguez, 72, Francisco Maysonet, 67, Pedro Peralta, 69, Amira Galan, 79, and Ana Rosa Santana, 77, for allegedly participating in a scheme to defraud Medicare by submitting false and fraudulent claims, and the payment and receipt of kickbacks in connection with a federal health care program, from approximately November 2011 to October 2013.
- Date:April 8, 2014
- Agency:U.S. Attorney
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