Provincial Police Have Laid Charges Against a Doctor

(NIAGARA FALLS, ON) – Officers from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Anti-Rackets Branch, Health Fraud Investigation Unit have charged a Niagara Falls physician with fraud and other offences in relation to billings that were submitted to the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP) for services that were either not provided or billed inappropriately.

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53-year-old Andrew Taylor, of Toronto, Ontario has been charged with:

  • Fraud Over $5000 contrary to section 380(1)(a) of the Criminal Code of Canada.
  • Uttering a Forged Document contrary to section 368(1)(a) of the Criminal Code of Canada.

The accused is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in St. Catharines on July 22, 2019.  The case remains under investigation.

The Health Fraud Investigation Unit of the Anti-Rackets Branch is comprised of OPP investigators who investigate allegations of fraud relating to the Ontario Health Care System on behalf of the Ministry of Health.

Source: OPP

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