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Offline burford

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Jewish foot doctor fraud = 19 felonies
« on: June 25, 2012, 08:43:18 PM »
A San Jose man who owned a chain of laser treatment centers for toenail fungus turned out to be footloose about actually being a doctor and was convicted Friday of 19 felony counts of practicing medicine without a license.

Cary Silberman, 53, ran spas in San Jose, San Francisco, San Ramon, Beverly Hills and Manhattan called Shiny Toes, an operation that was tarnished last year when Silberman was arrested after an investigation by the Medical Board of California.

Lisa Schon, Santa Clara County prosecutor, said he was fraudulently presenting himself as a licensed doctor, diagnosing patients with toenail fungus and treating the condition with lasers.
She said any one of those could be considered practicing without a license, and initially the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office was pursuing two felony charges and one misdemeanor related to child endangerment.

However, since charges were filed last July, "research of his business records revealed more potential victims who were interviewed," Schon said.

She added that there are, no doubt, many more victims, but she went for 20 charges because "you got to stop at some point."

One of the victims was out of the country, and Silberman was convicted on the remaining 19 counts. He was acquitted on the misdemeanor child endangerment charge, which stemmed from using laser therapy on a 4-year-old.

"He had the laser set too high and the child screamed 'It burns! It burns!' and flinched and pulled away," she said, adding that she does not think laser toenail treatment is ever appropriate for a 4-year-old.

Silberman faces up to 15 years in prison at his sentencing next month.

When Silberman came under scrutiny by the medical board, it sent an undercover investigator to Shiny Toes to pose as a patient. The investigator gathered evidence that Silberman was indeed diagnosing patients with toenail fungus then using laser treatment, which can only be performed by a licensed doctor in California.

Schon said that Shiny Toes employed unlicensed laser operators who had only taken a single one-day course on using the machine.

"That was the extent of their training," she said.

She called laser toenail fungus treatment an unproven procedure and said Silberman was more of a scammer than someone putting the public at risk.

"The most offensive part is that he was holding himself out as a doctor, with no training, and prescribing treatment with no idea whether it works at all," she said.

Silberman's attorney could not be reached for comment on Friday, but Schon said his demeanor hasn't changed since his arrest, when the bogus doctor said the case was sparked by a jealous competing podiatrist.

"No, he did not ever acknowledge that he did anything at all wrong," she said.

http://www.mercurynews.com/health/ci_20922263/fake-san-jose-foot-doctor-convicted-19-felonies?source=rss

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Burford wonders -

Why does Ms Schon say - "you got to stop at some point."?? - when there could have been, who knows, possibly hundreds of victims.
If people are brainwashed, how would they know it?

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- Jewish foot doctor fraud = 19 felonies
« Reply #1 on: June 26, 2012, 07:46:01 AM »



Buford - You are a hate monger

Doctor Silverman had 8 clinics, and gave many Vietnamese woman 'workie'. No doubt he ran a little sex thing on the side, work visas. etc. Naturally there will be some unpaid loans.



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« Reply #2 on: June 26, 2012, 08:54:36 PM »
A San Jose man who owned a chain of laser treatment centers for toenail fungus turned out to be footloose about actually being a doctor and was convicted Friday of 19 felony counts of practicing medicine without a license.

A dark-skinned part-Indian friend went to a laser hair removal clinic & had her legs done & got numerous little light-colored scars.  Coincidentally when she noted this it was about the same time that I had seen tv ads for clinics specializing in laser hair removal for dark-skinned women.  Thus the clinics knew it was problematic but conned folks into it anyway.

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« Reply #3 on: June 26, 2012, 09:17:31 PM »
Buford - You are a hate monger

After watching that video I can't help feeling that his lawyer is correct in that "the bogus doctor said the case was sparked by a jealous competing podiatrist."

This poor, sincere, humble man was set up, plain and simple.
If people are brainwashed, how would they know it?

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« Reply #4 on: June 29, 2012, 07:53:59 AM »
After watching that video I can't help feeling that his lawyer is correct in that "the bogus doctor said the case was sparked by a jealous competing podiatrist."

This poor, sincere, humble man was set up, plain and simple.


He was a victim. Those millions in medicare were all honest toenail procedures