Friday, April 28, 2017

Doctor No Good

The doctor is out of luck:
Prosecutors contended that the 62-year-old Melgen stole up to $105 million from the federal insurance program between 2008 and 2013, by giving patients treatments and tests that couldn't help them.

Melgen's attorneys argued that any billing issues were simply mistakes.

Melgen and Menendez face a joint trial in the fall in New Jersey on charges the doctor bribed the senator to get help on a variety of issues.

Steven Sandberg, a spokesman for the senior U.S. Senator for New Jersey, referred an NJ Advance Media reporters' inquiry to a statement released earlier in the day by Menendez's attorney, Abbe David Lowell.

"I have spoken to Sen. Menendez and he is saddened for his long-time friend and is thinking of his family on this difficult day," wrote Lowell.
You're on your own, buddy...

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