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$77m Medicare fraud earns scheme leader 15 years in prison

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After living as a fugitive in Ukraine for two years, Irina Shelikhova was sentenced Nov. 12 to 15 years in federal prison for leading a $77 million Medicare fraud scheme involving bribery, falsified records and money laundering over a five-year period. Shelikhova, 50, of Brooklyn, N.Y., pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit money laundering in December 2012. She was fined...