FRAUD

Marshall Hubsher, NY Psychiatrist, disguised himself, tried to tamper with his jury – but was convicted of raping a patient anyway

Newsday Nassau DA: Disgraced psychiatrist admits jury tampering try By Bridget Murphy July 12, 2017 A disgraced psychiatrist from Sands Point who is serving a prison sentence for raping a patient admitted Tuesday to trying to tamper with the jury that convicted him by donning a disguise and slipping the panel copies of a note […]

Luis Escabi-Pérez, Puerto Rico Psychiatrist – Sentenced for Fraud

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Puerto Rico FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, July 3, 2017 Former Psychiatrist Sentenced For Social Security Fraud SAN JUAN, P.R. – Psychiatrist Luis Escabi-Pérez was sentenced to five years of probation, 500 hours of community service and ordered to pay a restitution of $230,244, for fraud in the […]

Jason Hui-Tek Yang, California Psychiatrist, convicted for involvement in insurance fraud

Business Insurance By Joyce Famakinwa June 8, 2017 The California Department of Industrial Relations and its Division of Workers’ Compensation said Wednesday it has suspended Pasadena, California-based psychiatrist Jason Hui-Tek Yang from participating in California’s workers compensation system. Dr. Yang was convicted in Riverside County Superior Court for his involvement in an insurance fraud conspiracy […]

Henrik Day Poulsen, Controversial Danish Psychiatrist, gets massive criticism for “careless treatment of patients”

Translation provided by Ulrik Pedersen Avisen DK By Freja Wedenborg January 27, 2017 The controversial psychiatrist Henrik Day Poulsen is receiving criticism from the health care Disciplinary Board, which evaluates the complaint cases in health care. In one case he diagnosed a patient with paranoid schizophrenia after just one and a half hour consultation. This […]

Psychiatrist Marek Walczyk of Chicago Fined $100,000 – Immigration Fraud

LAW360 Doc Giving Citizenship Test Waiver Gets Probation, $100K Fine By Jessica Corso May 22, 2017 A Chicago psychiatrist was sentenced to three years probation and a $100,000 fine Monday by a judge who questioned why it took the federal government so long to indict him for trying to procure a U.S. citizenship test waiver […]

Riaz Mazcuri, Psychiatrist, Licensed in Florida & Texas – Convicted in $158 Million Fraud

23 years ago Mazcuri was on the Florida Attorney General’s radar. The AG received complaints about an Orlando psychiatric hospital, University Behavioral Center where Mazcuri was the psychiatrist. Former patients said they were led to believe they had signed up for a free trip to a health spa! And then held against their will! Now, […]

Margaret Knowle, Wisconsin Psychiatrist, Sentenced to Prison, supplied herself with drugs by writing prescriptions in other doctor’s names

Stevens Point Journal Former Stevens Point psychiatrist sent to prison Kevin Murphy May 9, 2017 MADISON – A former central Wisconsin psychiatrist who supplied herself with amphetamines by writing prescriptions in other doctors’ names was sentenced Tuesday in federal court to 16 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release. Margaret “Meg” Knowles, […]

Marco Bonetti, Italian Psychiatrist, arrested for Sexual Assault, Corruption & Embezzlement

ANSA.it Sexual abuse and fraud, arrested doctor March 29, 2017 For sexual assault , aggravated fraud , embezzlement and corruption for acts contrary to official duties, the financial police of Aosta has arrested Marco Bonetti, 63, Aosta, psychiatrist against whom it was issued an arrest warrant by the investigating magistrate. The doctor house arrest were […]

CONN Psychiatrist LJUDMIL KLJUSEV sentenced to prison – drug offenses and fraud

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Connecticut FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 22, 2017 Milford Psychiatrist Sentenced to 26 Months for Illegal Drug Distribution, Health Care Fraud Offenses Deirdre M. Daly, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that LJUDMIL KLJUSEV, M.D., 52, of Fairfield, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge […]

Xingjia Cui, NY Psychiatrist, charged with health care fraud, tax fraud and money laundering

Democrat and Chronicle Canandaigua VA psychiatrist charged with fraud By Will Cleveland March 9, 2017 A psychiatrist at the Canandaigua Veterans Affairs Medical Center is charged with health care fraud, money laundering, and tax fraud, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced Thursday. Dr. Xingjia Cui, 52, of Pittsford is employed full time at the medical center […]

Richard Lee Hauser, Iowa Psychiatrist Gets prison time for Medicaid Fraud

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office Southern District of Iowa FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, February 28, 2017 Former Central Iowa Psychiatrist Sentenced to Two Months in Prison for Health Care Fraud DES MOINES, IA – On February 28, 2017, Richard Lee Hauser, M.D., 67, formerly of the Grinnell, Iowa, area was sentenced by Senior United […]

Psychiatrists in California, Florida and Illinois diagnosed immigrants with fake mental disorders

CHICAGO SUN TIMES February 24, 2017 Doctors gave fake medical opinions to help win citizenship Psychiatrists and other doctors in Chicago and across the country have been caught helping immigrants gain U.S. citizenship by providing fake medical opinions, records show. An estimated 1,000 people a year submit a form to immigration officials in Chicago alone […]

Kenneth Stanko, Shady Penn. Psychiatrist, Faces 30 years in the slammer

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Shadyside psychiatrist pleads guilty to drug distribution, fraud January 20, 2017 By Torsten Ove A Shadyside psychiatrist on Friday admitted that he distributed oxycodone to addicts for cash and submitted false claims for prescriptions to health insurance companies. Dr. Kenneth Stanko, 67, who had a practice on Shady Avenue, had been charged by […]

Florida Psychiatrist Elected to the 2016 Insurance Fraud Hall of Shame

Coalition Against Insurance Fraud 2016 Insurance Fraud Hall of Shame Doctor peddles $60 million of unneeded drugs to poor people By James Quiggle January 17, 2017 Mental illness made Dr. Fernando Mendez-Villamil rich and taxpayers that much poorer. The Miami psychiatrist spooned out epidemic levels of unneeded antipsychotic drugs to seniors in Medicare and lower-income […]

Japan to Punish 95 Psychiatrists for Illegally Obtaining Licenses – Many of the psychiatrists include heads of hospital psychiatric departments and owners of clinics

The Mainichi Ministry to punish 95 doctors over illicit acquisition of designated psychiatrist’s licenses December 31, 2016 (Mainichi Japan) Japanese version The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare is expected to punish 95 doctors for illicitly obtaining and helping others obtain specially designated psychiatrist’s licenses, and temporarily suspend most of them from practicing medicine in […]