US officials have charged 73 people over what is thought to be the largest ever attempt to defraud the country’s medical insurance system.
Prosecutors say a network of Armenian gangsters and their associates set up fake clinics using stolen identities to make false claims for treatment.
Investigators said more than $35m (£22m) was paid out.
A US Attorney said the scheme’s scope and sophistication put the traditional mafia to shame.
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