FRAUD

Psychiatrist Jane McLennan, Edinburgh, loses license for fraudulent patient report

Edinburgh News Renowned Edinburgh psychiatrist struck off for ‘misleading and inaccurate’ patient report By James Delaney March 21, 2019 A RENOWNED psychiatrist has been struck off after a tribunal found she produced a “misleading and inaccurate” report on a patient involved in an unfair dismissal claim against the Ministry of Justice. Dr Jane McLennan, who […]

Psychiatrist Sergio Marti Accused of Medicaid Fraud

The Miami Herald DADE PSYCHIATRIST ACCUSED OF DEFRAUDING MEDICAID February 7, 1984 By George Stein A socially prominent psychiatrist with a large Medicaid practice has been charged with defrauding the program of more than $3,000. Charged was Dr. Sergio Marti, 53, of 77 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne, who has offices at 1330 Coral Way. The […]

Wisconsin Psychiatrist Alice Dean Convicted of Fraud

The Associated Press August 13, 1980 Psychiatrist Sentenced to India for Medicaid Fraud Wisconsin’s attorney general is unhappy with a Milwaukee judge’s decision to send suburban psychiatrist Alice Dean to India to serve an alternative sentence for Medicaid fraud. Ms. Dean, convicted of obtaining $13,285 in fraudulent payments, has been directed to spend three years […]

Edinburgh Psychiatrist Jane McLennan, “expert medical witness” – faces sanctions – audio tape proves she fabricated a damning report

The Herald Psychiatrist faces sanction over ‘misleading and inaccurate’ report on sacked Ministry of Justice man By Helen McArdle February 14, 2019 A PSYCHIATRIST known for her work as an expert medical witness fabricated a damning report on a patient who went on to lose his unfair dismissal claim against the Ministry of Justice, a […]

Jane McLennan, Edinburgh Psychiatrist, accused of lying about a patient

The Herald An Edinburgh psychiatrist is alleged to have lied in a report on a patient to an employment tribunal By Helen McArdle Health Correspondent June 27, 2018 A PSYCHIATRIST has been accused of lying about a patient by falsely claiming he recorded telephone conversations with clients and “felt like hitting people at work”. Dr […]

West Palm Beach Psychiatrist Mark Agresti arrested by Feds in Largest Health-Care Fraud Ever

Palm Beach Post ‘Largest health-care fraud’ takedown ever nets 124 in South Florida By Christine Stapleton, Joe Capozzi & John Pacenti June 28, 2018 U.S. Attorney Jeff Sessions announced today what he called “the largest health-care fraud takedown in history,” with more than 1,000 law enforcement officers charging 601 people — including 76 doctors, 23 […]

George David, Fremont psychiatrist, arrested Monday in Fraud case

San Francisco Chronicle Bay Area psychiatrist indicted in disability fraud scheme By Megan Cassidy February 6, 2019 A federal grand jury has indicted a Bay Area psychiatrist and a Union City woman in what prosecutors describe as a scheme to defraud California’s disability program by securing benefits for people who lied about an illness, injury […]

James Dilday, Psychiatrist – License Revoked in Arkansas now licensed in Alabama

The Associated Press State & Local Wire February 20, 2003 LR doctor accused of billing for visits that never occurred A psychiatrist who once used health-care reform as a platform plank when he ran for statewide office has been accused by the state Insurance Department of billing insurance companies for dozens of operations and hundreds […]

Ajit Trikha, Illinois Psychiatrist, Sentenced for Defrauding Medicare $1.755 million

Belleville News-Democrat (Illinois) Belleville psychiatrist sentenced to more than two years for fraud By Beth Hundsdorfer April 3, 2008 A Belleville psychiatrist received a 30-month prison sentence today after he admitted to defrauding Medicare of $1.755 million. Ajit Trikha, 55, pleaded guilty to two counts of health care fraud in June by overbilling Medicare and […]

Florida Psychiatrist Patricia Hough Gets Prison Time For Tax Evasion – Must Repay $15 Million

The Ledger Psychiatrist Gets 2-Year Sentence for Tax Evasion By SHELBY WEBB May 11, 2014 FORT MYERS | An Englewood doctor convicted last fall of filing false tax returns and conspiring to defraud the Internal Revenue Service was sentenced Friday to two years in federal prison and three years of supervised release. Dr. Patricia Hough, […]

Feds make Medicare fraud sweeps in Miami, nationwide

The Miami Herald Feds make Medicare fraud sweeps in Miami, nationwide By JAY WEAVER February 18, 2011 Miami lived up to its billing as the nation’s Medicare fraud capital on Thursday when authorities announced they charged more than 100 doctors, nurses and executives nationwide with conspiring to loot $225 million from the federal health insurance […]

Psychiatrist Jerome Feldman, Daytona Beach, Sold Non-Existent Body Parts

News-Journal (Daytona Beach, Florida) Failed transplant leads officials to Ormond fugitive June 08, 2009 By Julie Murphy Erwin Langier was promised a lifesaving liver transplant when he traveled to the Philippines last year, but federal officials say instead the Canadian lived out his last days in a foreign hospital, away from his wife. She stayed […]

Psychiatrist Sharon Iglehart, Houston, Arrested in $158 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme – “false claims for mental health treatment”

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs Houston Doctor Indicted for Her Alleged Role in $158 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, December 17, 2013 A Houston doctor has been arrested on charges related to her alleged participation in a $158 million Medicare fraud scheme involving false claims for mental health treatment. Acting […]

Cold War Russian Psychiatrist Yan Goland Uses Hypnosis to “Cure” Gays

BuzzFeed This Russian Psychiatrist Will Cure Your Gayness Through Hypnosis “Distinguished Doctor of the Russian Federation” Yan Goland started “curing” gays, lesbians, and transsexuals when gay sex was outlawed in the Soviet Union, and is still at it today. By Max Seddon August 13, 2013 Meet Dr. Yan Goland, a psychiatrist in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia. […]

Mark Willner, South Florida Psychiatrist, convicted on Medicare fraud charges

Miami Herald MEDICARE FRAUD Two South Florida doctors, 3 others convicted on Medicare fraud charges A Miami federal jury convicted five people of Medicare-related fraud in a case involving the nation’s biggest mental-health racket. By Jay Weaver Two South Florida doctors stared in disbelief — then teared up as they turned to relatives for comfort […]

James Grigson – most controversial psychiatrist in the United States (1981)

The Washington Post Life or Death: It’s All in Your Mind — or His By Fred Barbash February 27, 1981 At least 50 times in the past few years, Dallas psychiatrist James Grigson has appeared in court for prosecutors seeking the death penalty and has predicted that criminal defendants would, without question, always be dangerous. […]

UK “Psychiatrist” Zholia Alemi – “conwoman with no qualifications allowed to work as a psych for 22 years”

Daily Mail Urgent background checks are ordered on 3,000 foreign doctors after woman, 56, is found to have used her fake degree to work for the NHS as a psychiatrist for 22 YEARS By Liz Hull and Chris Brooke November 18, 2018 The backgrounds of 3,000 foreign doctors are being urgently checked after a conwoman […]

Dishonest, Foul-mouthed psychiatrist Marinus Klijnsma who abused staff and said a patient could go ‘kill herself’ faces revocation of license

Daily Mail By Daily Mail Reporter December 9, 2013 A foul-mouthed psychiatrist who swore at staff and said a patient ‘can just go and kill herself’ faces being struck off after being found guilty of misconduct. Dr Marinus Klijnsma told a tribunal that his use of inappropriate and offensive language was a ‘dysfunctional habit’ that […]

NY Psychiatrist AND Wife Arrested

Fox 23 Doctor and wife arrested for allegedly forging prescriptions July 10, 2013 COLONIE, N.Y. – The wife of a local psychiatrist has been arrested by the Colonie Police Department for allegedly forging prescriptions for controlled substances with her husband’s knowledge. The investigation started on June 26th when the pharmacist at the Shop Rite on […]

Feds Nab Miami Psychiatrist Barry Kaplowitz – Medicare Fraud – Judge declares: “It’s outrageous”

Miami Herald Federal agents round up South Florida doctor and others in Medicare fraud takedown By Jay Weaver May 12, 2014 When about 20 newly arrested Medicare fraud suspects appeared in Miami federal court on Monday, one stood out: Dr. Barry Kaplowitz. The Aventura psychiatrist served as the medical director of an outpatient mental health […]

UK Psych Zholia Alemi jailed for five years – Judge says to her: “This was despicable, cruel criminality motivated by pure greed and you must be severely punished for it.”

ITV.com October 18, 2018 Psychiatrist jailed for faking wealthy widow’s will A doctor has been jailed for five years, after being found guilty of faking the will of a wealthy elderly widow just months after being asked to assess her. Zholia Alemi was convicted unanimously of four fraud and theft charges today following a week-long […]

Workington psychiatrist Zholia Alemi criminal trial continues – denies five charges of theft and fraud

BBC Workington psychiatrist accused of will fraud was ‘family friend’ Dr Zholia Alemi denies five charges of theft and fraud A doctor accused of changing an elderly widow’s will to gain access to her £1.3m estate, has told a court she was helping her as a “family friend” whom she had met “about two years” […]

Psychiatrist Zholia Alemi, UK, accused of rewriting patient’s will to cash in

Daily Mail Pensioner, 88, whose signature appeared on her neighbour’s will that an NHS psychiatrist ‘forged as part of a £1.3million fraud’ claims she thought it was a letter about council tax Zholia Alemi, 55, accused of exploiting her role as Gillian Belham’s psychiatrist Alemi allegedly re-wrote Belham’s will to cash in on her Lake […]

Zholia Alemi, UK Psychiatrist, on trial – accused of befriending 87-year-old, before trying to ‘strip her of everything she had’

Daily Mail Psychiatrist ‘befriended vulnerable 84-year-old widow and persuaded her to change her will so she could strip her of everything she had’ By Eleanor Harding October 10, 2018 A consultant psychiatrist ‘swept into the life’ of a vulnerable elderly widow in a bid to plunder her £1.3 million fortune, a court heard yesterday. Zholia […]

Jopindar Harika, Penn. Psychiatrist, previously convicted of bogus billings, now charged with writing prescriptions while suspended

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Monroeville psychiatrist charged with continuing to work while under suspension By Torsten Ove February 5, 2015 A Monroeville psychiatrist with a felony conviction for bogus billings in the 1990s has been charged again with writing prescriptions and seeing hundreds of patients in the eastern part of the state while under suspension in the […]

Shubhranjan Ghosh – Alaskan Psychiatrist Indicted by Grand Jury for Medicaid Fraud

KTVA CBS 11 News Anchorage psychiatrist indicted for Medicaid fraud July 25, 2014 ANCHORAGE A federal grand jury has indicted an Anchorage doctor on 18 felony counts of Medicaid billing fraud. Dr. Shubhranjan Ghosh, 39, of Anchorage is also charged with committing a scheme to defraud Medicaid, tampering with evidence in an investigation and 15 […]

Rikki Lynn Halavonich, South Carolina Psychiatrist, “expert witness”, arrested on allegations she filed a false police report, claiming she was kidnapped and sexually assaulted

Aiken Standard (South Carolina) Psychiatrist arrested for filing false allegations By Karen Daily April 20, 2009 A board-certified Charleston forensic psychiatrist qualified in the court system as an expert witness has been arrested in Aiken on allegations she filed a false police report last week, claiming she was kidnapped in downtown Aiken and sexually assaulted, […]

Psych Riyaz Mazcuri, (Texas & Florida), healthcare fraud, sentenced to more than 12 years, ordered to pay $20.6 million in restitution

Healthleadersmedia.com HOUSTON PSYCHIATRIST GETS 12 YEARS IN PRISON FOR $155M MEDICARE FRAUD By John Commins September 5, 2018 A Texas psychiatrist was sentenced to more than 12 years in prison this week for his role in a $155 million Medicare fraud scheme that ensnared top executives and clinicians at Houston’s Riverside General Hospital, the Department […]

Miguel Rivera-Sanabria, Puerto Rico Psychiatrist, Arrested by Feds for health care fraud, identity theft, false statement, attempted distribution of drugs

Department of Justice Doctor Indicted And Arrested For Health Care Fraud U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Puerto Rico FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, July 24, 2018 SAN JUAN, P.R. – On July 19, 2018, a Federal Grand Jury in the District of Puerto Rico returned an indictment charging Dr. Miguel Rivera-Sanabria with 18 counts of health […]

Los Angeles Psychiatrist believes gayness can be cured

News.com.au Family fury: Controversial conference speakers anger gay community By Daniel Piotrowski April 24, 2013 A PSYCHIATRIST who believes she can cure gayness and a politician who believes marriage is now “meaningless” after New Zealand legalised gay marriage are causing a stir before they’ve even landed in Australia. Several controversial personalities will head to Sydney […]