15 individuals, 6 companies indicted in insurance fraud case

Associated Press Writer

March 22, 2005, 6:01 PM EST

NEW YORK — A Manhattan grand jury has indicted 15 people, including four doctors and a dentist, on charges of stealing millions of dollars from New York City Transit and numerous insurance companies through fraudulent medical billing.

The indictment also named six companies, which included a medical billing firm, a psychologist’s office, an acupuncture clinic and three medical clinics, as participants in the fraud. The companies had offices in Brooklyn, Manhattan or both.

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