Twenty-Three Defendants - Including Nine Doctors - Charged With Enterprise Corruption in Massive $7 Million Medicaid Fraud
Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson, together with United States Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General New York region Special Agent in Charge Scott J. Lampert, New York City Human Resources Administration Commissioner Steven Banks and the New York State Acting Medicaid Inspector General Dennis Rosen, today announced that nine doctors are among 23 defendants named in a 199-count indictment that alleges they participated in a massive scheme in which they lured people recruited from low-income neighborhoods, homeless shelters and welfare offices to corrupt medical clinics for unnecessary tests with the promise of free footwear such as sneakers, shoes and boots.
- Date:March 31, 2015
- Agency:Brooklyn District Attorney
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