Guilty verdict for former med school doctor accused of fraud

    Closing arguments were heard today in the trial of a former Temple University School of Medicine doctor accused of submitting false bills, resulting in a 150-count conviction.

    Joseph Kubacki was found guilty of fraud for what prosecutors say is $3 million worth of phony bills the opthamologist filed between 2002 and 2007. He had since left his post at Temple and was living in Florida when the charges came to light.

     

    As the Associated Press reports, Kubacki was accused of billing for patients that medical residents saw while he was out of town, and of drinking on the job.

    Kubacki’s bail was revoked after the verdict.

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