Miami doctor sentenced in HIV Medicare scam

There are 2 comments on the Business Journal story from Jun 28, 2011, titled Miami doctor sentenced in HIV Medicare scam. In it, Business Journal reports that:

Miami doctor Rene De Los Rios , 72, was sentenced Tuesday to 19.5 years in prison for his participation in a $23 million HIV injection and infusion Medicare fraud scheme, the U.S. Departments of Justice and Health and Human Services announced.

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Miami, FL

#1 Jun 28, 2011
Hmm I wonder what ethnicity he was ?


"The court found De Los Rios responsible for a total of $46 million in fraudulent billings to Medicare. He was also found to have caused reckless risk of serious bodily injury to those patients.
The scheme involved billing the federal government for medically unnecessary HIV treatments and offering kickbacks to HIV patients.
The news release gave the following outline of the case:
According to evidence, De Los Rios worked for Metro Med of Hialeah Corp

Miami, FL

#2 Jun 28, 2011
"73 Armenians Arrested Due to Biggest Medicare Fraud in U.S. History"
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