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Indian American Surgeon Pleads Guilty For Accepting $3.3 Million In Bribes

Dais Newsfeed | 09/09/2022 08:40 AM | Click to read full article

Lokesh Tantuwaya, an Indian American neurosurgeon, has pleaded guilty to a federal criminal charge of accepting about $3.3 Million in illicit payments in order to perform spinal surgery at the Long Beach hospital which is a now-defunct business. 

Pacific Hospital in its final five years committed a scam that resulted in the submission of more than $500 Million in medical bills for spine surgeries that involved kickbacks.

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