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L.A. doctors nabbed in nationwide Medicare fraud sweep
Los Angeles Daily News

Nearly 100 doctors, nurses and other medical staff from across the nation, including Los Angeles County, were charged with scamming Medicare out of $260 million, officials with the U.S. Department of Justice announced Tuesday.

Investigators with various federal agencies said this latest fraud takedown showed the government was billed for everything from medical procedures that went undone to the purchase of thousands of high-powered wheelchairs that went unused.