Bay Area Chiropractor Arrested for Alleged Insurance Fraud

April 27, 2006

A California Bay Area chiropractor, Dr. Linda Fang, has been arrested for insurance fraud. Fang was charged with eight counts of presenting fraudulent claims; eight counts of false statements in support of insurance claims; and eight counts of grand theft. She was booked into the Contra Costa County Main Jail with bail set at $100,000.

According to the San Mateo County District Attorney’s Bureau of Investigations, Fang, who was arrested on April 21, submitted billing statements to four different insurance companies for treatment and services she did not render to eight of her San Mateo patients. The patients came to her for treatment due to various injuries resulting from automobile accidents. Dr. Fang has one office in San Mateo and another in Walnut Creek.

The San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office is prosecuting the case. The California Department of Insurance’s Fraud Division assisted in the investigation.

If anyone has any information or concerns about treatment and services rendered by Dr. Fang, please contact San Mateo County District Attorney Inspector Samson Gee at (650) 363-4773.

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