DOJ Charges 44 In Syndicate's Medicare Fraud Scheme

Law360, New York (October 13, 2010, 5:50 PM EDT) -- Federal authorities in New York announced Wednesday the unsealing of charges against 44 members and associates of an Armenian-American crime organization believed to have perpetrated the largest-ever single Medicare fraud scheme to be prosecuted.

U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara announced that the associates of the Mirzoyan-Terdjanian organization have been accused of orchestrating a scheme involving theft of doctors’ identities and bogus billings to Medicare worth as much as $100 million.

The group, which operated in part out of an auto...
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