On March 12, 2018, a Los Angeles dentist was charged in federal court with six counts of health care fraud and two counts of aggravated identity theft. The identity theft counts are usually added in these cases since they add additional and potentially mandatory prison time which increases the pressure on those charged to plea. An Indictment is not evidence and the dentist is presumed innocent. Here is the link to the U.S. Attorney's Office Press Release.
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