An attorney, an accountant and two administrators were convicted today for their roles in a $154 million medical fraud and the largest such prosecution in the nation, according to the Orange County District Attorney's office (OCDA). The defendants, who are scheduled to be sentenced on these convictions on Dec. 20 but still have other fraud charges pending against them, recruited more than 255 healthy patients to undergo unnecessary and dangerous surgeries at a since-closed Buena Park facility so medical insurance companies could be fraudulently billed.
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