NJ Doc Admits Taking $1.8M In Bribes In Lab-Referral Scheme

Law360, New York (July 24, 2013, 7:12 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey doctor admitted Wednesday to accepting $1.8 million in bribes to refer millions of dollars in business to Biodiagnostic Laboratory Services LLC, the latest accomplice ensnared in a long-running scheme operated by the lab, its president and numerous associates, prosecutors said.

Dr. Frank Santangelo of Boonton, N.J., pled guilty before U.S. District Judge Stanley R. Chesler in a Newark federal court to an information charging him with money laundering, failing to file tax returns and violating the Travel Act for allegedly funneling business to...
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