The owner, doctor and attorney involved with a medical clinic in Brooklyn, N.Y., have been charged for their alleged participation in a $1 million auto insurance fraud scheme.
New York State Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood announced a 61-count indictment charging David Safir, attorney Nadezdha Ursulova and Theron Grinage of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Dr. Alexander Haselkorn and Roberta Haselkorn of Franklin Lakes, N.J., for their alleged role in the scheme that cheated no-fault insurance carriers out of hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Chief Prosecutor is a joint investigation of the Auto Insurance Fraud Unit and the New York City Research Division. It is claimed that Safir, the code-named, co-conspirators, founded and operated illegally in Jamaica, based in Brooklyn. Health, the PC, encouraged patients to manufacture and exaggerate their injuries and made fraudulent claims to insurance carriers for prescribed treatment provided by unlicensed individuals.
Lar We suspect that our accused committed a medical clinic as a criminal, and that he benefited from car crash victims to align his pockets, ”said Attorney General Underwood, in his press release from his office. Lar We have zero tolerance for those who try to deceive New Yorkers and take advantage of our insurance and health systems, and my office will continue to prosecute those who violate the law. “
In the state of New York, a person injured in a motor vehicle accident is automatically met by the Law on Comprehensive Motor Vehicle Insurance, commonly referred to as the Kapsam error New law.
Non-defective insurances provide for the payment of all medical expenses to those injured in automobile accidents up to a total of $ 50,000 per person, where the services are considered medically necessary and provided by a licensed medical specialist. According to New York state law, only a medical clinic owned and controlled by a licensed medical specialist can pay for any defect reimbursement.
According to the indictment filed at the Kings County Supreme Court and the statements made by prosecutors between July 2016 and July 2017, Safir is illegally assigned to Jamaica Wellness Medical P.C.
Sapphire encouraged MVA victims to fabricate or exaggerate paid runners, including Grinage and co-harassers, to recruit MVA victims to the clinic, Sapphire ruled the treatment protocol for victims of motor vehicle accidents (MVA). In order to convince the suspected victims, Grinage had misconducted that he was an attorney to the MVA victims.
Prosecutors alleged that the lawyer Ursulova had not illegally incorporated Jamaican Wellness into Safir. Co-defendant Alexander Haselkorn was a patient in the clinic only and, as alleged, did not cure patients in the clinic.
Instead, patients do not have a licensed health provider. Haselkorn’s wife, Roberta Haselkorn claimed that thousands of dollars of treatment, diagnosis and medical equipment were diagnosed and referred. It is also alleged that Ursulova conceals the illegal ownership of Safir and Alexander Haselkorn’s concealment of incapacity for insurance companies.
Between July 2016 and July 2017, Safir and his co-conspirators allegedly received more than $ 1 million in business at Jamaica Wellness. To further hide the clinic’s illegal ownership, Sapphire claimed he had been paid more than $ 380,000 in checks to be paid to Jamaica Wellness during a one-year check-casher in Brooklyn.
Dol Medical insurance fraud raises costs for everyone, maliyet said Mark G. Peters, New York State Investigation Commissioner. . This investigation reveals how a plan resulted in a fraudulent behavior spectrum, including accusations of money laundering, large larvae and unauthorized medicine. “
The Attorney-General filed 61 counts of indictment in the Kings County Supreme Court, charges for second-degree money laundering of various degrees of offenders, third-degree insurance fraud, third-degree metropolitan, fourth-degree metropolitan, an occupation that distorts unauthorized first-degree business records, first-degree fraud and chart of making or applying without an application and without registration.
If found guilty of the top counts, Sapphire is sentenced to prison between five and 15 years. Haselkorns, Ursulova and Grinage, each roughly up to two to seven years in prison.
Safir and Grinage were appointed on November 13, 2018. Haselkorns and Ursulova were appointed to the Kings County Supreme Court on 15 November 2018. The charges are merely accusations and are presumed innocent until the defendants are found guilty in a court and convicted.
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