Recruiters Got Kickbacks In $45M Medicare Scam, US Says

Law360, New York (April 23, 2012, 1:19 PM EDT) -- Prosecutors on Thursday charged two Houston residents with receiving kickbacks for referring patients as part of a $45 million Medicare and Medicaid fraud scheme that has already landed the owner of an local health clinic and others in prison.

Floyd L. Brooks, 45, and Gwendolyn K. Frank, 43, were each charged with conspiracy to receive kickbacks, which is punishable by up to five years in prison and a $250,000 fine. Their first court appearance is scheduled for Thursday, according to court records.

Brooks and Frank worked...
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