DiNapoli: Audit Links Six Downstate Dentists to $2.3 Million Medicaid Fraud
New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli released his final auditThursday of a fraudulent Brooklyn dental practice after a joint investigation with Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman resulted in a one–to–three–year sentence plus nearly $700,000 in restitution from owner Lawrence J. Bruckner.
A.G. Schneiderman And Comptroller Dinapoli Announce Prison Sentence For Brooklyn Dentist Who Defrauded Medicaid
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman and Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli Thursday announced the sentencing of Lawrence J. Bruckner, a Brooklyn dentist on charges he defrauded the Medicaid program by unlawfully paying recruiters to solicit homeless Medicaid patients with cash and billing taxpayers under his son’s name for services the son never provided. Bruckner failed to pay taxes on payments he received from other dentists who worked at his clinics. He has paid nearly $700,000 in restitution and today received a state prison term of 1 to 3 years as a result of this joint investigation by the offices of the state Attorney General and Comptroller.
DiNapoli Releases Bond Calendar for Second Quarter
New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli Tuesday announced a tentative schedule for the planned public sale of obligations for the state, New York City, and their major public authorities during the second quarter of 2013.