2 Admit Roles In $13.8M Home Health Care Fraud

Law360, New York (May 9, 2012, 12:09 PM EDT) -- Two Detroit-area men pled guilty Monday in federal court, admitting their roles in a $13.8 million home health care fraud and money laundering scheme that included billing for nonexistent patient visits and kickbacks to medical professionals and patient recruiters.

Zahir Yousafzai, 42, pled guilty to one count each of conspiracy to commit health care fraud and money laundering, while Dr. Dwight Smith, 59, pled guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit health care fraud. Both men also agreed to cooperate with federal prosecutors, who have...
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