New York City Physician Sentenced to Prison For Involvement in Car Crash Clinic Scheme

Published: 2011-04-12 14:33:28
Author: Molly Gamble

  Aron Goldman, MD, of New York City has been sentenced to serve between 2.5 and 7.5 years in prison and pay $800,000 in fines for his participation in a no-fault insurance fraud ring where he and other providers would stage car accidents, deliver unnecessary care and submit false claims to insurance companies, according to a news release from the District Attorney of New York County.

The enterprise known as St. Nicholas Group, based in Manhattan, stole more than $6.2 million from automobile insurance companies over a five-year period. Dr. Goldman other providers would prescribe unnecessary chiropractic, acupuncture, physical therapy and other treatments; falsify medical records and submit false claims to insurance companies. 

Eight other defendants have pleaded guilty in the case and await sentencing.

Read the news release on Dr. Aron Goldman.