The consequences of medical fraud—no barriers or boundaries here!

Today, mass fraud goes almost unnoticed. This one is a medical fraud with no boundaries. Every person who had their blood tested with the Theranos company over the past 15 years has had their health at risk. We may never know the amount of damage nor the number of victims caused by this fraud. [...]

Healthcare workers seek to decertify deceit union.

As its membership plummets, the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) is seeking to unionize home healthcare workers, who have never previously organized and do not fit the traditional description of the public employees SEIU typically represents. The union is making its attempt in states across the country, but in Minnesota, where the union has [...]

2018-08-13T15:55:56+00:00Categories: Fraud News, Perpetrators|Tags: , |

$6.6 million healthcare fraud—union official and insurance broker indicted.

A former union official and an insurance broker have been charged in connection with their roles in conspiring to defraud Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield and the United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 2326 Health Care Plan of millions of dollars. Sergio Acosta is the former President of Local 2326. He was an employee of [...]

Brothers sentenced in $6 million healthcare fraud conspiracy.

Kevin Davies and his brother Melvin Davies owned and operated KMD Healthcare Services Inc. In order to pass the state inspection necessary for enrolment in the Medicare program, they used stand-in Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) who were neither employees nor affiliated with KMD. Medicare and Medicaid only pay for medically necessary ambulance services, in [...]

Canadian therapist fined $20,000 for billing for fake therapy sessions.

Dr. Maninder Singh Badyal is the owner of Absolute Health and Wellness Clinic in Surrey. The clinic offers massage therapy, physiotherapy, and chiropractic care. Eleven patients were directed to meet with Badyal, although none of them actually went to the clinic for chiropractic treatment. However, the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) was billed [...]

Prison sentences for convicted owners of Menarini Pharmaceutical.

Lucia Aleotti Menarini The Menarini Group is the self-proclaimed “leading Italian pharmaceutical company in the world”. Lucia Aleotti Menarini and Alberto Aleotti, the respective president and vice-president of the business, established bogus offshore companies. This companies used a fake billing system to inflate the prices of their pharmaceutical products. These products were ultimately purchased [...]

$150 million black market HIV drug scheme—6 years in prison for pharmacist.

While working as a supervising pharmacist and compliance officer at MOMS Pharmacy in Suffolk County, Glenn Schabel knowingly purchased HIV medication from illicit sources, in exchange for bribes. The HIV medication that Schabel was bribed to purchase came from a number of illicit channels. It is believed that the drugs could have been expired [...]

2018-08-14T22:27:41+00:00Categories: Fraud News|Tags: , , |

Medical practitioner fraud.

Medical Professional Goes on a Mass Fraud Frenzy. Shrinks himself, his city (and profession) in just one event! Deprives thousands of sick people of $$$ millions in Medicare and Medicaid! Between autumn, 2007 and spring 2009, psychiatrist Dr. Fernando Mendez-Villamil wrote more than 96,000 prescriptions for his Medicaid patients. That's almost [...]