FRAUD

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 […]

Irish Psychiatrist claims he can convert gay people to heterosexuality

Belfast Telegraph Belfast psychiatrist Miller to face cash dealings probe behind closed doors By Kim Pilling 18 April 2013 Belfast psychiatrist Dr Paul Miller, a former health adviser to ex-Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) MP Iris Robinson, is alleged to have taken, or attempted to have taken, financial advantage of a patient on a number of […]

Pittsford Psychiatrist Muhammad Cheema – Feds going after his money

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office Western District of New York FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, August 15, 2018 Government Seeks To Forfeit Assets Of Pittsford Psychiatrist Obtained Through Fraud CONTACT: Barbara Burns PHONE:(716) 843-5817 FAX #: (716) 551-3051 ROCHESTER, N.Y.–U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that a civil forfeiture complaint has been filed […]

Gary Kushner, Florida Psychiatrist, Sentenced to 12 Years – $50 million Fraud – Examinations Lasted Only Minutes

The United States Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, March 15, 2013 Medical Director for Miami-Based Health Care Clinic Sentenced to 144 Months in Prison for Role in $50 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme A former medical director for Biscayne Milieu, a Miami-based mental-health clinic, was sentenced today to serve 144 […]

David Brizer, NYC Psychiatrist, Pleads Guilty to Drug Crimes – Admits To Selling Painkillers To Drug Dealers

CBSNewYork AG: New York Psychiatrist Admits To Selling Painkillers To Drug Dealers March 1, 2013 A psychiatrist with offices in Midtown Manhattan and Rockland County has admitted to illegally selling prescription painkillers to drug dealers. Dr. David Brizer, 60, pleaded guilty to felony drug sale, drug possession and conspiracy charges as well as tax fraud […]

Brooklyn Shrink Arrested

New York Post B’klyn shrink busted for alleged $230K Medicaid scam By Josh Saul February 7, 2013 A Brooklyn psychiatrist has been arrested for allegedly scamming Medicaid out of $230,000 in fake head-shrinking sessions, authorities said today. Jean Elie, 50, also wrote over $1 million worth of prescriptions for Seroquel, an antipsychotic popular among drug […]

Another Psych Caught on Videotape

Vindy.com Staff report Boardman psychiatrist decertified after fraud uncovered COLUMBUS December 22, 2012 A Boardman psychiatrist has been decertified as a provider for the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation and has repaid more than $70,000 after pleading guilty to workers’ compensation fraud. Surveillance video captured by an undercover agent from BWC’s Special Investigations Department posing […]

Ohio Psychiatrist Toni Carman – Prosecutor: “she was writing fake prescriptions”

Fox 8 (Cleveland) I-Team: Doctor Accused of Writing Fake Prescriptions by Jack Shea April 16, 2014 CLEVELAND, Ohio — A prominent psychiatrist was arraigned Wednesday morning on several drug charges after accusations of writing fake prescriptions. Dr. Toni Carman has offices in Beachwood and Willoughby. She faces charges of aggravated trafficking in drugs, complicity to […]

Victims and their Families Hug and Rejoice as California Psychiatrist William Ayres is Led Off to Jail

San Jose Mercury News Peninsula child psychiatrist sent to jail as his molestation victims applaud By Joshua Melvin August 7, 2013 REDWOOD CITY — Victims of convicted child molester William Ayres burst into applause Wednesday when a judge ordered the once-renowned child psychiatrist to begin serving his sentence behind bars. As deputies pushed a thin, […]

Orange County, Florida jail psychiatrist Arturo Hernandez-Pena fired after arrest on fraud charges

Sun Sentinel Records show Arturo Hernandez-Pena, 52, was fired last week By Jeff Weiner December 9, 2010 A psychiatrist who used to see inmates at the Orange County jail was fired after his arrest last week on insurance-fraud charges, records show. Arturo Hernandez-Pena, 52, was arrested while working at 10:35 a.m. on Dec. 1. Records […]

Florida Psychiatrist Jerome Feldman Sent to Prison for 16 years – cheated “seriously ill people out of $400,000 with false promises of organ transplants in the Philippines, where he was tracked down by the FBI”

The Post Standard (Syracuse, NY) HE GETS PRISON FOR ORGAN-TRANSPLANT CON; JEROME FELDMAN, WHOSE ESTRANGED WIFE LIVES IN BALDWINSVILLE, LURED FIVE SICK PEOPLE TO PHILIPPINES. By John O’Brien May 28, 2010 A former psychiatrist was sent to prison for nearly 16 years Thursday for duping seriously ill people out of $400,000 with false promises of […]

Huberto Merayo, #2 on Florida’s Top Psych Drug Prescriber List, Now sits in a Federal Penitentiary and Agrees to Never Apply for a License in Florida Again

PsychSearch.net PsychSearch Bags Another Psychiatrist By Ken Kramer November 24, 2015 You probably by now are getting tired of us preaching “Documents – Where’s the ?#@*&%! documents? If you don’t have the documents – you don’t have squat!” So, more on documents! PsychSearch discovered documents that identified the top prescribers of psychiatric drugs in the […]