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Guilty Plea Entered In Cuban Ballplayer Smuggling

The person said to be in charge of a human trafficking ring is set to plead guilty to U.S. charges involving smuggling.


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Patient Recruiter Guilty In $205M Medicare Fraud

A South Florida man pleaded guilty in a $205 million Medicare fraud scheme.


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Local Health Officials Arrested As Part Of Nationwide Medicare Fraud Takedown

A new round of Medicare fraud arrests has netted 90 people in six cities—and more than half of the busts were in South Florida.


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Volunteer Program Trying To Reduce Medicare Fraud In South Florida

A volunteer program is looking to expand its force to detect and report Medicare fraud, especially in South Florida which is a hotbed of illegal claims.


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Miami Physician Indicted In Medicare Fraud Scheme

An osteopathic doctor and longtime Miami Beach resident, dubbed the “Rock Doc,” was indicted for health care fraud and, if charged, could face up to 10 years in prison and a hefty fine.


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Feds Round Up 30 In Miami During Medicare Fraud Crackdown

More than 30 South Florida healthcare professionals were rounded up and charged with submitting $200 million in fraudulent claims to Medicare.



Miami Area Docs Sentenced For Medicare Fraud Scam

Two Miami area doctors have been sentenced to a decade in prison for their part in $205 million Medicare fraud scam.


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Medicare Fraudsters Sentenced To Prison After $45M Scheme

A recent report revealed no area of the U.S. cheats Medicare like South Florida, and Luis Alejandro Sanz and his wife Elizabeth Acosta Sanz were sentenced Friday for contributing to that dubious honor.

CBS Miami–09/15/2012

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Report: No Area Of U.S. Cheats Medicare More Than S. Fla.

South Florida is home to the vast majority of U.S. mental health clinics with “questionable Medicare billing”, according to a new federal report.

CBS Miami–08/30/2012

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Health Care Agency Owner Pleads Guilty In $42M Medicare Scheme

The owner and operator of a Miami health care agency pleaded guilty on Thursday for his participation in a $42 million home health Medicare fraud scheme.

CBS Miami–08/02/2012



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