Ex-Long Beach Hospital Owner Sentenced For $600M FraudAuthorities say Michael Drobot billed some $600 million to state and federal workers compensation insurers for spinal surgeries.
State Senator Accused Of Taking Kickbacks Takes Indefinite Leave Of AbsenceA California state lawmaker facing federal corruption charges alleging he took kickbacks while in office said Sunday evening he has taken an indefinite leave of absence from the Legislature while he awaits trial.
State Senator Ron Calderon Pleads Not Guilty To Bribery, Fraud Charges State Senator Ron Calderon was expected Monday to surrender to federal authorities prior to his arraignment on bribery charges.
Man Sentenced To Prison, Nearly $10M Restitution For Recruiting Homeless In Healthcare ScamA Los Angeles man was ordered to pay close to $10 million in restitution and serve 18 months in federal prison for a healthcare scam that exploited thousands of homeless people.
Quest Diagnostic To Pay $241M For Overcharging Medi-CalThe state attorney general's office says California's biggest provider of medical lab testing agreed to repay the state $241 million for overcharges to Medi-Cal.
Calif. Joins Lawsuit Claiming Drug Giant Bribed Doctors To Prescribe Its DrugsCalifornia has joined a whistleblower lawsuit that claims Bristol-Myers Squibb bribed doctors to prescribe its drugs, costing insurers millions of dollars.