14 Oct DOJ Indicts 73 in Massive Medicare Fraud Case
HealthLeadersMedia.com | October 14 – Seventy-three defendants – including alleged members of an Armenian-American crime syndicate called Mirzoyan-Terdjanian – have been indicted for crimes involving more than $163 million in fraudulent billing of Medicare and insurance companies across the nation, the U.S. Department of Justice says.
The announcement came Wednesday after indictments were unsealed in California, Georgia, New Mexico, New York and Ohio. Law enforcement officials in the national, multi-agency investigation reported 52 arrests on Wednesday, in what the DOJ says is the largest prosecution of a Medicare fraud scheme committed by one criminal enterprise.
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