4th Circ. Upholds Forfeitures In Health Fraud Case

Law360, Chicago (April 29, 2013, 9:01 PM EDT) -- The Fourth Circuit on Friday upheld the forfeitures of a house and money that were linked to an alleged insurance fraud scheme run by a Virginia doctor who has fled the country, ruling against the doctor’s parents, who claimed to be the innocent owners of the property.

In a 20-page opinion, the appeals court affirmed a host of rulings by a Virginia federal judge that led up to a February 2012 jury verdict ordering Dr. Mert Kivanc to forfeit $680,000 in alleged fraud proceeds that were...
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