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Last month, 153 teams led by FBI special agents and task force officers fanned out in several municipalities in Puerto Rico and arrested—without incident—about 200 of the 533 individuals named in a federal indictment involving a nearly $7 million health care fraud scheme.

Over a dozen additional defendants were arrested on the U.S. mainland and the Dominican Republic, while the 300 or so remaining subjects in Puerto Rico began to turn themselves in—at the rate of about 70 a day.