An Arizona couple who were on the run from authorities appeared before a Miami. Robert and Arielle Van Gundy were taken into custody by U.S. Marshals on Wednesday aboard a sailboat at Dinner Key marina in Coconut Grove.
The crimes of two sisters led authorities to label them as the “most wanted health care fraud fugitives” and on Wednesday the two women pleaded guilty to a $9.1 million fraud scheme in a Miami federal courtroom.
Federal authorities are calling it the largest international Medicare fraud bust to date. The arrests out of Bogota, Colombia, follow a joint investigation into Medicare fraud by the CBS4 I-Team and CBS’s newsmagazine 60 MINUTES.