Ex-Banker Gets 1 Year For Role In $100M Medicare Fraud

Law360, New York (June 24, 2013, 6:55 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Friday sentenced a woman who allegedly set up phony bank accounts as part of a $100 million Medicare fraud scheme to one year and one day in prison, following a guilty plea to a count of racketeering conspiracy.

U.S. District Judge Paul G. Gardephe handed down the sentence to Anna Zaichik, a former banker who assisted in the creation of three fraudulent bank accounts, through which the participants in the scheme funneled more than $1 million in stolen Medicare funds, according to...
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