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Ex-LA hospital owner convicted of Medicare fraud gets prison for recruiting Skid Row patients

AP/Los Angeles Times, February 23, 2010
A former Los Angeles hospital owner has been sentenced to more than three years in prison for paying a recruiter to bring in Skid Row homeless for unnecessary treatment. The U.S. attorney's office says 75-year-old Robert Bourseau was sentenced and must pay $4.1 million in restitution for defrauding Medicare and Medi-Cal.