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Santa Ana Man Pleads Guilty to $26-million Medicare Fraud Scheme

Posted by Courtney Pilchman | Apr 23, 2010 | 0 Comments

Michael Martinez, of Long Beach plead guilty to one felony count of Medicare fraud. Martinez, was accused of recruiting gang members to act as straw owners of a medical supply company who fraudulently submitted $11.2 million dollars in claims.

Martinez was one of twenty defendants charged with insurance fraud relating to the power wheelchair claims. Martinez faces up to 10 years in prison.

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Courtney Pilchman was a Deputy District Attorney for over six years prior to becoming a criminal defense attorney. She was a member of some of the most elite prosecution units including crimes against children, family violence, and sexual assault. She prosecuted very high profile cases and had a ...


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