LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dozens of people on both coasts have been charged by Manhattan prosecutors in a $100 million Medicare fraud scheme.
FBI agents arrested several of the suspects Wednesday in New York City and Los Angeles. Authorities say some have links to Armenian organized crime.
The suspects allegedly stole the identities of both doctors and patients. Authorities say they used the names to submit fake bills to Medicare.
The suspects were to be appear in federal court later Wednesday to face racketeering charges.
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