Medicare Fraud


Medical Supply Company Owner Sentenced To 8 Years In Prison For Fraud

The former owner of a medical supply company was sentenced to eight years and one month in prison for a scam authorities say allowed her to pocket nearly $2 million in fraudulent Medicare and Medi-Cal payments.



Woman Indicted In Alleged $33 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

A Glendale woman was charged Thursday with taking part in an alleged $33 million scheme to defraud Medicare.


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Owner Of Glendale Clinic Sentenced For Bilking Medicare, Medi-Cal Out Of Millions

The ringleader of one of the largest scams out of Southern California to target Medicare Part D out of has been sentenced to eight years in federal prison and ordered to pay millions in restitution to Medicare and Medi-Cal.



Buena Park Doctor Sentenced To Prison For Medicare Fraud

An Orange County doctor accused of bilking Medicare of nearly $3 million in fraudulent claims was sentenced to federal prison and ordered to pay restitution Monday.

CBS Los Angeles–07/22/2013


Acupuncturist Pleads Not Guilty To Medicare Fraud

An acupuncturist accused of submitting more than $2 million in false claims to Medicare pleaded not guilty in federal court Monday.


12 Southland Residents Arrested On Medicare Fraud Charges

Twelve people were arrested Tuesday on charges of health care fraud in seven criminal cases in which the defendants stand accused of attempting to bilk Medicare for more than $22 million collectively in false claims.


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Doctor Sentenced To Year In Prison For $11M Medicare Fraud

A Southern California doctor has been sentenced to prison for an $11 million Medicare scheme that paid kickbacks to patients recruited on Skid Row.


Doctor Pleads Guilty To Defrauding Medicare Out Of $11M

A Southern California doctor has pleaded guilty to conspiring to bilk Medicare out of more than $11 million by exaggerating patients’ symptoms to obtain wheelchairs and other medical equipment.


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Southern California Doctors Arrested In Nationwide Medicare Fraud Sweep

Eight Los Angeles medical professionals people, including two doctors, are in custody Wednesday after a nationwide Medicare fraud sweep.


Reputed Armenian Mob Boss Pleads Guilty To Racketeering Charges

A man authorities say headed a vast network of Armenian gangsters has pleaded guilty in New York to racketeering charges.



Goldstein Exclusive: Taxpayer Money Fuels Drug Trade On The Streets

A CBS 2 News exclusive, reported by David Goldstein.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/04/2010

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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)

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.