Health Care Fraud

Dr. Farid Fata

Disgraced Cancer Doc Farid Fata Faces Sentencing; Prosecutors Seeking 175 Years In Prison

Fata has the opportunity on Friday to speak to the judge and address his victims.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/10/2015

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Doctor Accused Of Fraud In Spinal Surgeries Pleads Guilty

Dr. Aria Sabit admitted that he cheated insurance companies and caused serious injury to an unspecified number of people.

CBS Detroit–05/22/2015

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Guilty Plea Set Next Week In Case Of Bad Spinal Surgeries

Prosecutors have used the word “butcher” to describe the medical practice of Dr. Aria Sabit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/16/2015

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Judge Keeps Detroit-Area Doctor Locked Up On Fraud Charges

The judge believes there’s a serious risk that Dr. Aria Sabit will flee the country if granted bond.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/10/2015

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FBI Announces Hotline For Information Pertaining To Back Surgeon Charged With Fraud

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/06/2014


Local Back Surgeon Charged With Fraud Seeks Jail Release

The 40-year-old doctor is accused of billing insurers for bogus procedures and deceiving patients about how he planned to fix their spines.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/04/2014

Detroit Area Doctors Charged With Illegal Distribution Of Prescription Drugs

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/22/2013

Health Company Worker Pleads Guilty In $24M Fraud

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/25/2013

Gynecologist Gets 5 Years For Role In $5.4M Medicare 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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/10/2012

Physician Facing Prison; Looking At More Charges

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/21/2011