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

On March 15, the Department of Justice announced that Florida psychiatrist Gary Kushner was sentenced to 12 years in prison. The amount of money he will owe is yet to be determined. Today, he voluntarily relinquished his Florida medical license. Kushner and his co-conspirators caused the submission of over $50 million dollars in false and […]

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 […]

Chilakamarri Ramesh, Michigan Psychiatrist, sentenced to prison – signed false statements for immigrants

The Detroit News (Michigan) West Bloomfield psychiatrist sentenced to prison for immigration fraud By Paul Egan August 19, 2009 Detroit – A West Bloomfield Township psychiatrist who helped immigrants bypass steps in the naturalization process by signing false statements showing they had mental deficiencies was sentenced to 10 months in prison in federal court today. […]