Dentist pleads guilty in Medicaid fraud

Federal prosecutors say a dentist has pleaded guilty in a Medicaid fraud scheme that netted $21 million. Authorities say Dr. Mehran Zamani entered the guilty

Dr. Mehran Zamani collected about $21 million in his scheme.

Dr. Mehran Zamani collected about $21 million in his scheme. (4/16/15)

STAMFORD - Federal prosecutors say a dentist has pleaded guilty in a Medicaid fraud scheme that netted $21 million.

Authorities say Dr. Mehran Zamani entered the guilty plea in Hartford federal court yesterday.

Prosecutors say Zamani worked at several locations around Connecticut, including offices in Stamford, Trumbull and West Haven.

He faces up three years in prison.

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