Medical Supply Business Owner Caught in Medicare Scheme

A man who had been submitting fraudulent $2.6 million Medicare scheme involving power wheelchairs and other equipment has pleaded guilty in federal court.

Akinola Afolabi, the former owner of a medical equipment supply company in Long Beach, had been submitting false insurance claims on behalf of his company between 2006 and 2009.  Medicare paid out those claims and many of the beneficiaries that Afolabi had submitted never received the money.

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Kenneth G. Marks has been practicing personal injury law since he was admitted to the California Bar in 1981.