Felon Admits Role in DME Kickback Scheme


Kareem Memon admitted his role in a multimillion-dollar durable medical equipment (DME) kickback scheme after previously pleading guilty to carrying out a COVID-19 fraud scheme and being a felon in possession of firearms and ammunition. According to documents filed in the health care fraud case and statements made in court, Memon and his conspirators owned and operated marketing call centers and telemedicine companies through which they obtained doctors’ orders for DME for Medicare beneficiaries without regard to medical necessity. They provided doctors’ orders in exchange for bribes from DME companies that provided the braces to Medicare beneficiaries. Read a story from Coral Springs Talk and a Department of Justice press release.

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