CURRENT NEWS--->>>>No more excuses. Now you can Register to Vote Online in Florida. TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA– Register to Vote Online-The Florida Department of State today announced the upcoming launch of RegisterToVoteFlorida.gov, the state’s new online voter registration website that offers Florida residents another way to register to vote or update an existing registration that is convenient, secure and easy-to-use.>>>>>>TEN ARRESTED IN PATIENT BROKERING SCHEME-Earlier this month, five South Florida attorneys and five of their accomplices were arrested in a patient brokering scheme that earned them more than half a million dollars in profits. The attorneys names----Adam Hurtig, 46, Alexander Kapetan, 44, Vincent Pravato, 48, Steven Slootsky, 57, Mark Spatz, 58------County Employee Gets Jail Time For Stupidity-A Broward County employee spent several hours trapped inside an inmate holding cell at the new main courthouse in downtown Fort Lauderdale last Wednesday after she mistakenly walked through the wrong door and couldn’t get out.------Body Cameras Bill Signed by Governor Rick Scott-Recently, a bill signed into law by Florida Governor Rick Scott, now requires Florida police departments that have their officers use body cameras establish policies and procedures for the proper use, maintenance and storage of the cameras and the data they record.------DETECTIVES ARREST SPIDERMAN ROBBER & ACCOMPLICE-Broward Sheriff’s Office detectives have arrested 19-year-old Chestlie Saintmelus, and 20-year-old Trenard Young for a series of robberies including the April 12 armed robbery at the 7-Eleven at 12 N. Federal Highway in Pompano Beach.------BURGLARY OAKLAND PARK RESTAURANT-Around 5:55 a.m. May 18, the burglar smashed his way into Thai Spice at 1514 E. Commercial Blvd. in Oakland Park.------Woman in Scripted Robbery Attempt Dania Walgreens Arrested-Broward Sheriff’s Office detectives with the Violence Intervention Proactive Enforcement Response (VIPER) Unit found Joyce Shore this afternoon in a drug store parking lot in Hollywood.------CUSTOMERS CAUGHT IN CROSSFIRE ARMED ROBBERY-Security video shows an armed robbery takeover of Cash Inn Pawn Shop in West Park by two unidentified men.------Child Pornography-Child Exploitation---Broward Lawyer David Rothenberg To Pay Child Pornography Victims $142,600 Judge Rules-He was sentenced to 17 ½ years in federal prison.----Earlier this month a federal judge in Fort Lauderdale also ordered David Rothenberg to pay a total of $142,600 in restitution to nine of the children who appeared in the disturbing digital images.------DETECTIVES LOOKING FOR MAN WHO SHOT-KIDNAPPED WOMAN IN OAKLAND PARK-Broward Sheriff’s Office detectives are looking for a 34-year-old man who shot and kidnapped his girlfriend from an Oakland Park hotel last week. Bruce Leroy Williams is wanted on a warrant for aggravated battery with a deadly weapon. Williams, who is also known as “Pig,” is about 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs roughly 220 lbs. He may be driving a 2016 silver Hyundai Tucson SUV with an Illinois tag of R364796. Williams’ last known address is in Deerfield Beach.-----May 12, 2017: Broward sheriff’s deputies arrested Pamela Stigger, a 33 actress who also works as a middle school teacher. Police claim that they caught her in the act with a 15 year old boy. The two were found at 2 a.m. parked in her car, and he was without his pants.------Broward Sheriff's Office Deputy Arrested After Allegedly Falsifying Records During Shift-Oreth Smith was arrested Tuesday March 28, 2017, following an investigation that also showed he falsified inmate head count records at the Broward County Jail. The 35-year-old deputy is charged with official misconduct and introducing contraband into the jail.------Police Searching For Van That Struck Teen In Pompano Hit & Run-----The sheriff’s office asks anyone with information about the crash to call Detective Michael Wiley at 954-321-4840 or Broward County Crime Stoppers, at 954-493-8477 or online, at browardcrimestoppers.org------After complaints of thefts during searches, Miami police Officer Jose R. Acosta was arrested, according to the Miami Police Department on charges of armed burglary of conveyance and armed grand theft.------Who is Mr. Johnnie Scott, And what is His Story?- A single father with three children,-he was falsely accused of several serious felonies,-over two years in jail,-lost custody of his children and pretty much everything he owned-found not guilty by jury trial in the spring of 2015--Read his story here------

TechArmor Galaxy S7 Screen Protection

TEN ARRESTED IN PATIENT BROKERING SCHEME

TEN ARRESTED IN PATIENT BROKERING SCHEME

TEN ARRESTED IN PATIENT BROKERING SCHEME-Earlier this month, five South Florida attorneys and five of their accomplices were arrested in a patient brokering scheme that earned them more than half a million dollars in profits.

LendingTree
TEN ARRESTED IN PATIENT BROKERING SCHEME
TEN ARRESTED IN PATIENT BROKERING SCHEME

Attorneys:

Adam Hurtig, 46, male, 3/19/71, 1704 N.E. 16th Ave., Fort Lauderdale

Alexander Kapetan, 44, male, 11/30/72, 3249 N.E. 31st Ave., Lighthouse Point

  • Vincent Pravato, 48, male, 9/14/68, 10138 Laurel Road, Davie
  • Steven Slootsky, 57, male, 8/20/60, 3054 N.W. 60th St., Boca Raton
  • Mark Spatz, 58, male, 3/29/59, 13185 S.W. 28th Court, Davie

Solicitors:

Joaquin Barreda, 39, male, 6/13/78, 5300 S.W. 21st Court, Plantation

  • Mark Eskin, 62, male, 1/10/55, 22274 Vista Lago Drive, Boca Raton
  • Richard Kist, 36, male, 7/12/81, 6246 Riverwalk Lane, #6, Jupiter
  • Elvira Perchitti, 53, female, 1/31/64 & James Perchitti, 61, male, 2/13/56,1912 S.E. Hillmoor Drive, Apt. 57, Port St. Lucie

 

 

Harley Davidson Footwear

Detectives from the Broward Sheriff’s Office and the Fort Lauderdale Police Department, who are part of BSO’s Organized Crime Unit, began investigating the case in May 2015 with the assistance of the Department of Financial Services, National Insurance Crime Bureau, the Office of Statewide Prosecution and the Broward State Attorney’s Office.

The investigation uncovered several personal injury attorneys who were paying individuals to unlawfully solicit unsuspecting vehicle accident victims to make insurance claims for loss/damage or claims for personal injury protection benefits. In most cases, the attorneys paid the solicitors $500 to $1,500 per client successfully referred.

 

Block access to your sensitive online data, device info and browsing habits with Privacy Guardian™

The attorneys would in turn refer the accident victim to a healthcare facility in exchange for a cash kickback of $1,500 to $2,500 per patient. After the patient was brokered to the healthcare facility, the facility would provide treatment and bill the auto insurance companies for claims covered by the PIP benefits, thus defrauding the insurance companies.

From May 2015 to Dec. 2016, the group received kickbacks totaling more than $521,000.

The suspects are facing numerous charges including organized fraud, criminal solicitation and patient brokering.

INVESTIGATORS: Det. Kristy Frederick & Mike Freeley.

Kuna - Protect What Matters Most. No Risk. 60-day Money Back Guarantee. Free Shipping. 1-year Warranty.

THIS REPORT BY: Broward Sheriff’s Office-Keyla Concepción/ PIO

 

1-800-PetMeds Free Shipping $49

South-florida-corruption-logo

=0

1 thought on “TEN ARRESTED IN PATIENT BROKERING SCHEME

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.