By Max Jaeger (October 21, 2021, 4:26 p.m. EDT) – A Manhattan litigation financier has been accused of funding a $ 31 million fraud scheme involving medically unnecessary surgeries on indigent New Yorkers, the US Department of Justice announced Wednesday.
Prosecutors say Adrian Alexander, 75, greased the operation in which two New York City attorneys allegedly mounted mock personal injury lawsuits on behalf of hundreds of cash-strapped New Yorkers, who were told to stage accidents and then undergo surgeries by a pair of local doctors in support of the ruse.
Manhattanite’s New Jersey-based litigation finance company reportedly paid for the upfront legal fees and medical bills – including …
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