Judge: Allure Owner Cannot Talk to Company Associates About Criminal Case

Posted By American Med Spa Association, Thursday, July 23, 2020

A Washington Township, Michigan, vein doctor accused of committing health care fraud can continue operating his business but cannot communicate with anyone associated with the company about his criminal case, a federal judge ordered.
Dr. Charles Mok is accused of falsely billing Medicare and Medicaid for varicose vein treatments before the COVID-19 outbreak and touting a Vitamin C treatment as a cure for the coronavirus at his Allure Medical Spa locations. He was charged in April with committing health-care fraud and conspiracy to commit health-care fraud. He faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted.
A preliminary examination scheduled for Monday in Detroit was adjourned until Sept. 22 to provide time for attorneys to prepare and obtain an expert, as well as to potentially negotiate a plea deal.
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