NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana (KPEL News) — The FBI is searching for a man with Louisiana ties for violating his pre-trial release order, the agency announced Tuesday.
Khalid Ahmed Satary is wanted for violating that release, in what appears to be related to a long-running government case against him for attempting to defraud the United States and others out of millions of dollars.
His well-known aliases include Khalid Satary, Khalid A. Satary, Khalio A. Satary, Rocky Satary, DJ Rock Satary.
According to the FBI, Satary was indicted in September 2019 in the US District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, New Orleans, Louisiana. He was charged with a variety of crimes, including conspiracy to commit healthcare fraud and wire fraud, healthcare fraud, conspiracy to defraud the United States and to pay and receive illegal healthcare kickbacks and bribes, and conspiracy to launder monetary instruments .
according to a Court filings as of November 2020Satary was charged “solely on a number of counts relating to a plan to defraud the Medicare program, including conspiracy to commit money laundering.”
The Government alleges that from January 2017, Mr Satary received reimbursement for medically unnecessary cancer genome (‘CGx’) testing through a network of companies he allegedly controlled. Satary Indictment (Rec. doc. 1) at 21-22, 39-44. Allegedly, Mr. Satary and his network of companies wrongfully received $134 million from the Medicare program. ID. at 40
This incident appears to be related to another Court filings as of July 2022where the US government alleges that Satary worked with a man named Joseph Dauch and others to defraud the US government of millions.
Satary owned medical diagnostics businesses throughout the South, including in Louisiana. These facilities were able to perform genetic or “CGx” testing for cancer, which appears to be at the heart of the alleged fraud.
Dauch, Satary, and the other co-conspirators “recruited Medicare beneficiaries by targeting them with telemarketing campaigns and getting them to accept CGx tests, regardless of whether the tests were medically necessary or Medicare-eligible.” , according to the July filing.
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