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September 29, 2015

Posted  September 29, 2015

The New Jersey Medicaid Fraud Control Unit and Office of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor obtained an indictment against a doctor, Syed Jaffery, for accepting kickbacks in exchange for patient referrals. The indictment alleges that from 2010 to 2013, Jaffrey participated in a scheme by which he agreed to refer patients needing MRI and CT scans to Diagnostic Imaging Services of South Jersey in exchange for monetary kickbacks. Over the course of the scheme, Jaffrey allegedly accepted approximately $195,000. In an attempt to disguise the arrangement, the kickback checks were made payable to Jaffrey’s alleged shell company Mask Realities and purported to be for a rental space for billing services. NJ

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