Armenian Mafia

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Armenian Organized Crime Gets More Complex

Recently unsealed federal indictments have given a glimpse into the complex workings of Armenian organized crime.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/16/2010

The alleged ringleader of a nationwide Medicare fraud ring, Pogos Satamyan, was arrested at his Glendale home. (credit: CBS)

Armenia To Cooperate In $163 Million Medicare Scam Investigation

Armenia says it will cooperate with the United States in an investigation of Armenian gangsters accused of using phantom health care clinics to try to cheat Medicare out of $163 million.

10/14/2010

The alleged ringleader of a nationwide Medicare fraud ring, Pogos Satamyan, was arrested at his Glendale home. (credit: CBS)

Dozens In L.A., New York Arrested In Massive Medicare Fraud Ring

A vast network of Armenian gangsters and their associates used phantom health care clinics and other means to try to cheat Medicare out of $163 million, the largest fraud by one criminal enterprise in the program’s history.

10/13/2010

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