Health & Wellness

Clifton Doctor Pleads Guilty In Connection with Test Referral Scheme

NEWARK, NJ – A Montclair doctor with a practice in Clifton, admitted today to accepting bribes in connection with a long-running and elaborate test referral scheme.

The facility was operated by Biodiagnostic Laboratory Services LLC (BLS), of Parsippany, its president and numerous associates, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.

Juan Espindola, 58, of Montclair, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Stanley R. Chesler in Newark federal court to an information charging him with violating the Federal Travel Act by accepting bribes to refer patient blood specimens to BLS,

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TAPinto Paterson Reader Shares Concerns About Absentee Ballots

April 21, 2018

Dear editor:

I am writing this letter to express a grave concern I have regarding the influx of absentee ballots. To my understanding, absentee ballots were designed to be used by those who are unable to make it to the polls on Election Day. Such as people in the armed services or those who are away on vacation. 

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