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Three Indicted in City Health Insurance Fraud Case

PatersonPress.com staff

Tuesday, October 16, 2012 • 3:13pm

 

PATERSON, NJ – Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia Valdes announced on Tuesday that three people were indicted for allegedly committing a health insurance fraud at a downtown Paterson chiropractor’s office.

Alexis J. Flores, 35, of Clifton, and Luis Tiburcio, 41, of Passaic acted as runners and illegally solicited and referred auto accident victims to Hamilton Rehabilitation Center at 100 Hamilton Plaza, according to the prosecutor’s office.

Jeanette Diaz, 35, of Paterson, was the office manager for the rehab center and provided Flores and Tiburcio with police reports to track down accident victims, the prosecutor’s press release said.

The indictment, which stemmed from a year-long investigation by the prosecutor’s insurance fraud unit, alleges that the crimes were committed during the month of

September 2011, according to the press release.

Flores and Tiburcio were charged with illegal running and conspiracy.  Diaz has been charged with health care claims fraud and submitting fraudulent and misleading billing to health insurance companies.

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