Published on December 6, 2013 at 8:12 PM
The Wall Street Journal: U.S. Accuses Russian Diplomats, Spouses of Medicaid Fraud
Federal prosecutors have accused current and former Russian diplomats and their spouses of participating in an alleged scheme that garnered nearly $1.5 million dollars in fraudulent Medicaid benefits. The criminal complaint against 49 current or former Russian diplomats and their spouses, announced on Thursday, is likely to further pressure already sour relations between Moscow and Washington (Matthews, 12/5).
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