Phony Doctor Sentenced In $19M NJ Medicare Fraud Scheme

Law360, New York (November 26, 2013, 8:28 PM EST) -- A New Jersey man was sentenced on Tuesday to eight months of house arrest and more than half a million dollars in restitution for his role in a $19 million Medicare fraud scheme, in which he impersonated a physician, examining patients and issuing fraudulent bills for their care.

U.S. District Judge Jose Linares sentenced Mario Roncal of Woodland Park, N.J., to eight months of house arrest and three years of supervised release and ordered him to pay $589,121 in restitution for one count of conspiracy to...
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