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A Tennessee clinic swindled the military out of $65M. This is how it got caught

A Tennessee clinic swindled the military out of $65M. This is how it got caught

Tennessee clinic swindled mililtaryBill Schneid stood in his home office, holding a package of skin cream worth more than gold. He didn’t know exactly what he had stumbled on, but he was pretty sure it was illegal.

It  was March 2015. A few weeks before, Schneid, 72, a curmudgeonly private  investigator, had been snooping around Southern California military  bases when a Marine he knew mentioned he had a strange source of side  income.

The Marine was being paid to get medicine  he didn’t need. A Tennessee doctor he had never met wrote him a  medicinal cream prescription, which was being filled by a pharmacy  in Utah. The military covered the bill and the Marine got a cash  kickback from somebody. When the creams arrived in the mail, the Marine  didn’t actually use them.

He was in it for the money, not the medicine, after all.

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