Texas Duo Indicted In $19M Medicare, Medicaid Fraud

Law360, New York (May 25, 2012, 2:43 PM EDT) -- Federal prosecutors said Thursday they've indicted two Houston-area men suspected of orchestrating a $19 million Medicare and Medicaid scam made possible through kickbacks to patient recruiters and a laundry list of medically unnecessary procedures.

Dr. Donald Gibson II, 56, of Sugarland, Texas, and Sunday Joseph Edem, 53, of Richmond, Texas, were arrested without incident Thursday and face charges of health care fraud and conspiracy to commit health care fraud for allegedly paying patients to appear at clinics so Gibson could prescribe unnecessary procedures to them and...
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