5 Charged, 2 Others Plead Guilty in $93M Health Care Dental Braces Fraud Scheme

Federal authorities announced charges against five people in New Jersey and Florida in what they said was a $93 million health care fraud scheme involving orthotic [sic] braces.

The U.S. attorney’s office also announced Thursday that two people connected to the scheme in New Jersey had pleaded guilty.

According to prosecutors, some of the defendants had hidden financial interests in companies that made the devices, while others owned and operated call centers that processed orders.

Source: 5 Charged, 2 Others Plead Guilty in $93M Health Care Dental Braces Fraud Scheme / NBC Chicago

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