6th Circ. Upholds Medicare Fraudster's 10-Year Sentence

Law360, Washington (September 27, 2012, 4:48 PM EDT) -- The Sixth Circuit upheld a Medicare fraudster's conviction on Thursday, ruling that a lower court appropriately allowed evidence of the defendant's involvement in prior Medicare schemes and dismissed a juror just before deliberations in the case began.

Juan De Oleo was convicted in 2010 of Medicare fraud, conspiracy to commit Medicare fraud and money laundering for his role in a $2.3 million scheme to set up a fake outpatient clinic in Michigan and receive Medicare payments for nonexistent services.

The Michigan scheme followed De Oleo's previous...
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