U.S. prosecutors probe whether Castro government was involved in Medicare scam
Published: Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Updated: Wednesday, June 20, 2012 09:06
When he tried Medicare fraud cases, seeing suspects and defendants flee to Cuba became "almost epidemic," said Curtis, who is now in private practice in Washington, D.C.
"This is a remarkable case," he said. "It, for the first time, evidences law enforcement's ability to sift through a complex matrix of financial transactions that were intended to mask a massive fraud whose ultimate beneficiaries appear to be residents of Cuba, not Medicare recipients."