Health Care Fraud
Fata has the opportunity on Friday to speak to the judge and address his victims.
Dr. Aria Sabit admitted that he cheated insurance companies and caused serious injury to an unspecified number of people.
Prosecutors have used the word “butcher” to describe the medical practice of Dr. Aria Sabit.
The judge believes there’s a serious risk that Dr. Aria Sabit will flee the country if granted bond.
Any patient who wishes to report concerns or information regarding medical services received from Dr. Aria Sabit, or to request a copy of medical records, is encouraged to contact the FBI Detroit Field Office Hotline.
The 40-year-old doctor is accused of billing insurers for bogus procedures and deceiving patients about how he planned to fix their spines.
Two Detroit area doctors have been charged with the illegal distribution of prescription drugs and health care fraud, according to a 68-count superseding indictment unsealed this week.
The U.S. Justice Department says a woman who worked for Detroit medical service companies has pleaded guilty in a $24 million Medicare home health care fraud scheme.
“This doctor exposed patients to electrical currents for neurological testing solely to generate money for himself at the expense of the Medicare program,” U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade said.
A physician facing prison for her role in a Detroit Public Schools corruption case is accused of submitting Medicare claims for patients who already were dead.