Watchdog Report

August 3, 2008

Medicare fraud rampant in South Florida

Whenever Alexander McCray lights up his crack pipe, U.S. taxpayers help pay for his habit. McCray has defrauded Medicare by selling his government-issued health card number to private clinics in exchange for kickbacks of $150 to $300 a visit -- as often as three times a day, three times a week over seven years, according to federal records and his own admission.

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