"It's like banks without an alarm system," said David Haron, a Troy attorney who specializes in Medicare and Medicaid fraud, referring to the ease with which some medical businesses are established.
Since a federal strike force was created in Detroit in 2009, there have been more than 200 arrests, resulting in 60 guilty pleas and eight convictions at trial. Two operators of a Dearborn clinic -- sisters Clara and Caridad Guilarte -- are on a federal most-wanted list after their Dearborn infusion clinic was shut down for fraud.
Yet the recruiters keep coming.
Sunday, March 13, 2011
Medicare scams ramp up in Detroit
Posted by Ben Cunningham at 9:14 AM