FRAUD

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 […]