Protass Law PLLC Clients Avoid Decades in Prison and Preserve Millions in Assets
A husband and wife who operated IDTFs (Independent Diagnostic Testing Facilities) were recently charged in state and federal court for having operated a large-scale Medicaid fraud, submitting more than $42 million in fraudulent claims for various diagnostic tests (sonograms, neurological tests, and other diagnostic exams). If convicted, they faced decades in prison and the loss of tens of millions of dollars in assets. So they reached out to Protass Law PLLC for help.
NYC criminal defense attorney Harlan Protass was retained as counsel, and immediately got to work on the case. With experience in both New York state courts and the federal criminal justice system, attorney Protass negotiated aggressively on behalf of his clients, who sought to both minimize the risk of long prison sentences and protect their assets from the government’s reach. After leaving nothing on the table during negotiations, attorney Protass reached a pre-trial disposition involving principally four or five years – total – in prison and the forfeiture of $7 million of assets, thereby preserving more than $10 million in client assets.
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