6 arrested in R.I. as part of $1.3B health care fraud case across U.S.

OVER 400 PEOPLE were arrested in a government crackdown on health care fraud. /BLOOMBERG FILE HPTO/KIYOSHI OTA
OVER 400 PEOPLE were arrested in a government crackdown on health care fraud. /BLOOMBERG FILE HPTO/KIYOSHI OTA
NEW YORK - More than four hundred people were charged in a sweeping crackdown on health care fraud that cost taxpayers $1.3 billion, in part through bogus treatment programs that contributed to the country’s opioid epidemic, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said on Thursday. Sessions called the nationwide takedown the largest in United States history, with…

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