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Pastor sentenced to seven years for Medicare fraud

October 21, 2013HME News Staff

LOS ANGELES - The owner of a medical equipment supply company has been sentenced to 87 months in prison for a power wheelchair scam that defrauded Medicare out of $11 million, according to local news reports. Pastor Charles Agbu paid patient recruiters and doctors to provide false prescriptions for power wheelchairs, then charged the government agency as much as $6,000 a piece for the devices, which he billed through his company, Bonfee. Five others faced charges for the same scheme. The California...

Charles Agbu, Fraud, Medicare

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