Chase Can’t Dodge $10M Identity Theft Suit

Rose Bouboushian reports:

Chase Bank must face identity theft claims for employees who let money launderers use a customer’s dormant accounts in a Medicare fraud scheme, the Second Circuit ruled Wednesday.

Yelena Galper sued JP Morgan Chase Bank N.A. in New York state court in May 2013, claiming several of its employees accepted bribes to help now-convicted money launderers defraud the Medicare program from 2008 to 2011, using accounts in her name.

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