Alleged Leader Of $45M Medicare Fraud Blames 'Dictator' Mom

By Jessica Corso (February 27, 2017, 9:51 PM EST) -- One of the alleged ringleaders of a $45 million scheme to defraud Medicare is pinning the blame for the operation on his fugitive mother, who was accused at the opening of an Illinois federal trial Monday of being a "dictator" who left her son at the mercy of federal prosecutors.

Richard Tinimbang, 39, was the administrator for one of three home health care companies founded by his mother, Josephine Tinimbang, who was the real mastermind behind a multi-year endeavor to scam Medicare out of tens of millions of dollars, according to Theodore Poulos of Cotsirilos Tighe Streicker Poulos & Campbell Ltd,...

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