Fla. Jury Convicts 4 In $70M Medicare Fraud Scheme

Law360, Miami (July 1, 2013, 2:00 PM EDT) -- A Florida federal jury on Friday convicted four individuals of running a Medicare fraud and bribery scheme in a mental health hospital that fraudulently billed the government $70 million.

A jury in the Southern District of Florida convicted defendants Karen Kallen-Zury, 59, of Lighthouse Point, Fla.; Daisy Miller, 44, of Hollywood, Fla.; and Michele Petrie, 64, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on various counts of wire fraud, health care fraud and conspiracy to commit fraud for their roles in the fraudulent billings scheme run out of mental...
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