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CNBC'S “CRIME INC. #11 - MEDICAL INSURANCE FRAUD” WILL PREMIERE ON SEPTEMBER 13TH

(ALL TIMES ARE IN ET)

Thursday, 9/13/2012:

9:00 PM CRIME INC. #11 - MEDICAL INSURANCE FRAUD

12:00 AM CRIME INC. #11 - MEDICAL INSURANCE FRAUD

CRIME INC.: MEDICAL INSURANCE FRAUD - Thursday, September 13

Correspondent: Carl Quintanilla

Health care fraud is one of the most devastating financial crimes, siphoning billions of dollars from patients and insurance companies, into the pockets of con men and scammers who've entered into this big – and organized – underground business with remarkable ease.

Americans spend a staggering 2.5 trillion dollars a year on health care, creating the perfect environment for a thriving criminal enterprise. From doctors who knowingly perform unnecessary surgeries to seemingly trustworthy businessmen who sell phony insurance policies, CNBC’s Crime Inc. reports on this lucrative underworld and shows viewers how this unlawful practice can put their money, their health, and even their life, at risk.

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