Carlos Rodriguez Nerey, a patient recruiter for several Miami-area home health agencies, was convicted for his role in a fraud and kickback scheme that resulted in the submission of millions of dollars in fraudulent claims to Medicare. According to evidence presented at trial, Nerey claimed to work at a staffing company called Sweet Life Staffing Inc. but was in fact a patient recruiter for D&D&D Home Health Inc. and Mercy Home Care, Inc., two fraudulent home health care agencies in Miami. Nerey created a shell company for the purpose of accepting kickbacks from Mercy and D&D&D and received approximately $250,000 as a result of his role in the scheme. DOJ
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