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Many people were arrested in a huge Medicare fraud scam

MGN Online
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 - 8:06pm

Authorities arrested dozens of people in a major Medicare fraud bust spanning eight cities.

The U.S. Justice Department says 89 people, including doctors and nurses, stole a total of $223 million from tax payer-funded programs.

The Medicare fraud strike force carried out the bust.

Officials say they arrested 25-people in Miami.

Three suspects in Detroit allegedly made $12 million dollars by posing as doctors.

Charges were also levied against suspects in Louisiana, Houston, Los Angeles, Tampa, Chicago and Brooklyn.


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