Remember Saloman Melgen? He is the Florida ophthalmologist and major Democratic donor whose relationship with Senator Bob Menendez (D., N.J.) prompted a federal investigation amid allegations that the Senator accepted and failed to report inappropriate gifts from Melgen and used his influence in Congress to protect Melgen’s financial interests in the Dominican Republican.
Melgen is back in the news after a Wall Street Journal lawsuit revealed that he was the single largest recipient of Medicare reimbursements in 2012, collecting more than $20 million from the federal government that year.
Dr. Salomon Melgen, an eye doctor, major Democratic donor, and friend of Sen. Bob Menendez (D., N.J.), collected $20 million dollars from Medicare in 2012, the Washington Times reports.
New York University has retained a top D.C. lawyer to field inquiries over the school’s mortgage-loan program for faculty and executives that included Treasury Secretary Jack Lew.
Controversial Democratic donor Dr. Salomon Melgen is talking about his relationship with New Jersey Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez.
A now-defunct charitable foundation registered to the scandal-ridden Democratic donor Dr. Salomon Melgen may have breached federal tax law, according to tax experts.