Mississauga doctor Carlo Meola facing fraud charges: OPP

OPP health-fraud investigation unit got involved after the provincial health ministry began receiving complaints about patients being unnecessarily referred to doctors at the clinic.

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A Mississauga doctor is facing fraud charges after an investigation by Ontario Provincial Police.

The OPP anti-rackets branch says the investigation centred on the AIMS Multispecialty Clinic.

The provincial health ministry referred the case to the OPP's health-fraud investigation unit after it received complaints about patients being unnecessarily referred to doctors at the clinic.

Dr. Carlo Meola, 59, is charged with fraud over $5,000.

Police did not estimate a value of the fraud other than to describe it as "significant" and to say it had been occurring regularly.

Meola appears on the College of Physicans and Surgeons of Ontario public register as practicing at an address on Queensway near Hurontario in Mississauga, listed as the Multi-Specialty Walk-In Clinic. 

Meola is scheduled to appear in court on Mar. 1.


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