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Resource ID: #16032
Subject: Federal Government
Source: Business Journal (San Antonio, TX)
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Date: June 18, 1999

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The San Antonio Business Journal reports about "Abuse of power/racial targeting by prosecution team in insurance fraud case that was part of a national investigation called 'Operation Sudden Impact.' As part of that sweep, a San Antonio small business, The Pain Therapy Clinic, was raided and all of its records and computers confiscated - effectively putting it out of business. Some two years later, an indictment was finally handed down accusing the Iranian family that ran the clinic of engaging in a conspiracy to defraud insurance companies through a complex scheme of overbilling, fraudulent claims and staged auto accidents... The Iranian family alleges that they are the victims of a trumped up criminal case. Among the charges made by the family are that a federal prosecution team in San Antonio engaged in a pattern of abuse... (and) the FBI is only working against Iranians..."

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