Case # 18CF2703, 18CF2704, 18CF2706-18CF2710, 18CF2712, 18CF2713, 18CF2717
Date: September 26, 2018
SANTA ANA, Calif. – Orange County District Attorney (OCDA) Tony Rackauckas recently formed the Sober Living-home Investigation and Prosecution (SLIP) task force to stop large scale insurance fraud and to address citizen and community complaints and concerns about criminal activities occurring within the addiction treatment industry. SLIP netted 11 defendants in a multi-million dollar, large scale insurance fraud scheme. Five doctors, two administrators, and four body brokers were charged with participating in this scheme.
The OCDA set out to find and stop unscrupulous addiction treatment operators and medical professionals who are reaping financial gains off the backs of this vulnerable population seeking recovery (Public Hearing on Rehabilitation Exploitation and Health Care Trafficking in Costa Mesa). Continue reading