After years of silence, Dr. Dipak Desai spoke publicly Thursday about
the 2007 hepatitis C outbreak at his once-busy endoscopy center.
sorry sir, sorry,” Desai said in an emotional voice, as Senior U.S.
District Judge Larry Hicks in Reno was about to sentence him to 71
months in prison for his role in a multimillion-dollar health care fraud scheme tied to the deadly outbreak.
that, in a Las Vegas courtroom linked by video conference, Assistant
U.S. Attorney Crane Pomerantz spoke of his disdain for the man at the
center of the outbreak.
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