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FBI raids medical supply firm with Wall St. 'Wolf' tie

3 years 10 months 2 days ago Wednesday, January 14 2015 Jan 14, 2015 January 14, 2015 3:05 PM January 14, 2015 in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Curt Anderson

MIAMI - FBI agents and other federal investigators are collecting evidence at a South Florida medical supply firm with links to the "Wolf of Wall Street" film amid accusations of Medicare fraud.

FBI spokesman Jim Marshall confirmed Wednesday the bureau was "conducting law enforcement activity" at the offices of Med-Care Diabetic and Medical Supply Inc. in Boca Raton.

Marshall would not discuss the nature of the case, but Med-Care is accused in a pending false claims lawsuit of defrauding the federal Medicare program. The company has denied the allegations.

Court documents show that among Med-Care's executives is Daniel Probush, a model for the character played by Jonah Hill in the 2013 "Wolf" film depicting Wall Street greed and corruption. It was based on a book by Jordan Belfort, played by Leonardo DiCaprio.

Image: dannyprobush.com

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