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Miami Pharmacy Owner Admits to Submitting Over $8 Million in Fraudulent Medicare Claims

Oct. 18, 2018

A Miami pharmacy owner pleaded guilty to participating in an $8.4 million Medicare prescription fraud scheme.

Antonio Perez Jr., owner of Valles Pharmacy Discount, admitted to submitting claims to Medicare for prescription drugs that the pharmacy never purchased or provided.

The plea followed an investigation by the Justice Department’s Medicare Fraud Strike Force.

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