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Armen Kazarian, Armenian Mobster, Guilty of Bilking Medicare With Imaginary Clinics. Medicare is struggling with serious problems already — ballooning costs and an ideologically hostile Republican Party, to name just two. But at least for the moment it no longer has to tangle with the Armenian mob. Armen Kazarian, an Armenian gangster, pleaded guilty in Manhattan Federal court today to racketeering charges brought in connection to the largest Medicare fraud in history.  

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Armen Kazarian pled guilty to racketeering in connection with his involvement with the Mirzoyan-Terdjanian Organization, an Armenian-American organized crime enterprise engaged in a wide range of criminal activity. Kazarian is the first known “Vor,” or “Thief-in-Law,” to have been convicted of racketeering in the U.S. The term refers to a member of a select group of high-level criminals from Russia and the countries that had been part of the former Soviet Union, including Armenia