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Five Defendants Face Federal Charges in Pain Management Clinic Kickback Scheme


Baltimore, Maryland - A federal grand jury indicted five defendants on charges arising from a scheme whereby physicians and administrative personnel associated with a Maryland pain management practice agreed to refer urine specimens to a testing lab for evaluation in return for $1.37 million in kickbacks: 

Sandeep Sherlekar, age 51, of Germantown, Maryland, Atif Babar Malik, age 46, of Germantown, Muhammad Ahmad Khan, age 43, of Pakistan, Mubtagha Shah Syed, age 49, of Jersey City, New Jersey, and Konstantin Bas, age 40, of Brooklyn, New York.