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Doctors busted for charging dead patients in Italy

3 mln euros fraudulently claimed

02 October, 14:08
Doctors busted for charging dead patients in Italy (ANSA) - Rome, October 2 - Over 100 doctors in the southern Campania region around Naples were cited Tuesday for falsely claiming a total of three million euros in government reimbursements for patients that were dead or had moved away. Police said 146 claimed false compensations in the province of Avellino from 2000 to 2008, 10 of whom were charged for fraudulent reimbursements for dead patients.

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