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20, Including Clinic Owners and Patient Recruits, Booked for Medicare Fraud in California

Authorities today booked 20 people, including clinic owners and patient recruits, under charges of involvement in a scam where Medicare was sent a false bill of $26 million in unneeded and/or undelivered medical equipment.

In a total of 7 cases, 20 people have been charged according to a statement issued by the US Attorney's Office in LA on Wednesday. The fraud came to light thanks to a joint investigation carried out by the FBI as well as the US Department of Health and Human Services and the Attorney General's Office in California.

Innocence maintained by Xue over his wife’s murder

Innocence maintained by Xue over his wife’s murder

On Friday, newspaper publisher and martial arts expert Nai Yin Xue was found guilty for his wife's murder. Xue, who has now been jailed for minimum of 12 years for the murder, is still maintaining that he is innocent.

Xue's wife, An An Liu, 27, was found dead in the boot of his company car outside the couple's home in Auckland in September 2007, for which Xue, 57, has been found guilty.

It seemed that the victim died after she was strangled with a neck tie, and a pendant that she was wearing.

Hong Kong court rescinds freeze of ‘runaway millionaire’ funds

Hong Kong court rescinds freeze of ‘runaway millionaire’ funds

It has been learnt that two orders freezing the funds of a fugitive Rotorua gas-station operator Leo Gao have been withdrawn by a Hong Kong court. Mr. Gao fled to China after he was mistakenly granted a $10 million overdraft.

The sum of $6.73 million was transferred by him to accounts in China and Hong Kong, including with Wynn International Marketing before police became aware of the case.

New Zealand police launch international hunt to capture fledged couple

New Zealand police launch international hunt to capture fledged couple

An international hunt was launched Thursday by New Zealand police to trace a couple who fled after reportedly having millions of dollars mistakenly paid into their bank account.

As per the media reports, following the error at Westpac bank to mistakenly deposited 10 million NZ dollars in the Asian couple's account, they fled overseas. The couple ran a petrol station in the northern city of Rotorua.

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