Okieboy Posted February 23, 2012 Posted February 23, 2012 MANILA, Philippines —The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has arrested a Filipino doctor accused of defrauding a California health care program of more than $3 million.NBI official Claro de Castro Jr. said Tuesday that Dr. Eric Chan was apprehended inside a military camp in metropolitan Manila. Chan is a medical corp reservist of the Armed Forces of the Philippines.De Castro said Chan fled the US to evade arrest and prosecution for cases including grand theft before the Los Angeles Superior Court. Clinics he owned allegedly collected payments from California’s Medi-Cal program by presenting false medical claims.Chan, alias Eric Uy Garchitorena, was arrested Saturday based on a warrant issued by a Manila court. He is a subject of an extradition case. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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