LINDSAY Lohan’s dad Michael was arrested for “receiving unlawful kickbacks” after bringing addicts to Florida rehabs.
He was certainly one of 100 individuals arrested as a part of a Palm Seaside County investigation of the remedy business.
In response to charging paperwork reviewed by NBC News, the 60-year-old is faces 5 counts of affected person brokering and one depend of tried affected person brokering.
The paperwork embrace references to checks value over $25,000 paid to Lohan within the alleged scheme.
In response to the fees, an investigator spoke to Michael on April 8, 2021, and he denied collaborating in affected person brokering.
“Mr. Lohan was investigated by our Sober Houses Process Drive and he’s being charged with receiving kickbacks for referring sufferers to drug remedy,” State Legal professional Dave Aronberg revealed.
“Affected person brokering corrupts our well being care system as a result of choices are motivated by greed as an alternative of a affected person’s wants. That is our Process Drive’s 117th arrest and won’t be our final.”
In 2017, Aronberg mentioned: “That is a complete business that is been corrupted by straightforward cash.
“Unscrupulous actors have taken benefit of well-intended federal legislation, and a scarcity of any good legislation on the state stage, to revenue off individuals on the lowest levels of their lives.”
“It is a complete rip-off. Not solely are taxpayers footing the invoice, however individuals are dying unnecessarily due to this.”
Final February Michael was additionally arrested on Lengthy Island Monday for a home incident along with his estranged spouse, in accordance with Southampton Village Police.
He was cuffed after Kate Main claimed he had choked her at her Lengthy Island house and threatened to stab her.
Michael was charged with “legal obstruction of respiration or blood circulation and harassment,” officers reported.
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Back in January 2020, Lindsay’s mother Dina, was also arrested for accusations of drunk driving and leaving the scene of an accident on Long Island.
Actress Lindsay has also faced multiple arrests including for charges of shoplifting, drunk driving and reckless driving.