Alleged Gangster Sentenced In $100M Medicare Fraud Case

Law360, New York (February 16, 2012, 7:38 PM EST) -- An alleged gangster charged in the largest Medicare fraud case ever prosecuted has been sentenced in New York federal court to 37 months in prison following a guilty plea to a count of racketeering conspiracy, according to court documents filed Thursday.

Aleksandr Avetisyan reached a deal with federal prosecutors, who dropped charges of conspiracy to commit health care fraud and conspiracy to commit credit card fraud, each of which could have cost him 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. Avetisyan was also facing the...
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