TENTH PERSON ARRESTED IN $27M MIAMI HEALTH CARE FRAUD

Photobucket MIAMI, FLORIDA (AUGUST 22, 2011) – Elizabet Lombera, 39, of Miami Lakes became the tenth person arrested in a large-scale scheme to defraud the Medicare system of more than $27 million.
Lombera controlled five durable medical equipment companies in Miami, but to conceal her involvement, she and fellow conspirators put nominee presidents in place. The companies: Mercy Medical Supply, Inc., JHH Group, Inc., La Numero 1 Farmacia Discount Corp., Yani’s Pharmacy, Inc., and El Perimetro Farmacia Discount Corp, submitted fraudulent for more than $27 million and received $12,438,952 as reimbursement. Allegations levied against Lombera state she used the proceeds for personal gain, which included taking a trip to Japan.
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