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Medicare fraud is widespread and complex, costing taxpayers about $60 billion a year, The Los Angeles Times reported. In June, the U.S. Department of Justice announced a nationwide sweep resulting in charges against 243 people for $712 million in false Medicare billing through various crimes. The Justice Department called it the largest takedown in the history of the Medicare Fraud Strike Force. Strike Force operations, which began in 2007, have charged more than 2,300 defendants for more than $7 billion in false billing.
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