Sunday, August 20, 2023

Reuters: Georgia Man Sentenced to 27 years; $463M Genetics Scheme; Florida Court

I recommend you go right to the open access Reuters story, here:

For more detail: 

See another DOJ publication, which includes a photo of a Ferrari:


Another lab owner in a different case pled guilty in 2020, according to 360Dx, and was sentenced recently to 18 months prison time plus $77M restitution. 


Georgia man sentenced to 27 years in jail over $463 million genetic testing scheme


By Kanishka Singh

"WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Georgia man who was convicted late last year for his role in a $463 million genetic testing scheme to defraud Medicare was sentenced to 27 years in prison on Friday, the U.S. Justice Department said in a statement.

Minal Patel, 44, of Atlanta, owned LabSolutions LLC, a lab enrolled with Medicare that performed sophisticated genetic tests. Patel conspired with patient brokers, telemedicine companies, and call centers to target Medicare beneficiaries with telemarketing calls falsely stating that Medicare covered expensive cancer genetic tests, according to prosecutors....."