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New York Surgeon Gets 36 Months in Jail for Role in $30M Trip-and-Fall Scam

March 27, 2023

A New York-licensed pain management doctor has been sentenced to 36 months in prison for his participation in a scheme to obtain fraudulent insurance reimbursements and other compensation from fraudulent trip-and-fall accidents.

Damian Williams, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced the sentencing of Sady Ribeiro by U.S. District Judge Sidney H. Stein. During the course of the fraud scheme, Ribeiro and others, attempted to defraud their victims of more than $31 million.

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