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National Insurance Crime Bureau

Florida Doctor Charged In Massive $681 Million Substance Abuse Treatment Fraud Scheme

Miami, Fl. -- A Palm Beach County, Florida doctor was arrested and charged with conspiring to commit health care fraud and wire fraud for his alleged participation in a massive years-long health care fraud scheme throughout Palm Beach County, billing for fraudulent tests and treatments for vulnerable patients seeking treatment for drug and/or alcohol addiction. In a criminal complaint unsealed Thursday, Michael J. Ligotti, D.O, 46, of Delray Beach, Florida, was charged with conspiracy to commit health care fraud and wire fraud. News article: https://www.justice.gov/usao-sdfl/pr/florida-doctor-charged-massive-681-million-substance-abuse-treatment-fraud-scheme