ALBANY – A pair of luxury cars that once belonged to a crooked Bronx pill peddler netted more than $130,000 for state coffers Wednesday.
State officials sold at auction a 2014 Maserati GranTurismo and a 2014 BMW X6 that had been seized by the attorney general as part of a $9.9 million Medicaid fraud case in 2014.
The Maserati was purchased for $89,000 by an upstate car dealership and the BMW was sold for $41,500 to an anonymous bidder, according to Heather Groll, a spokeswoman for the state’s Office of General Services, which conducted the Albany auction.
More than 266 bidders took part in the auction, Groll added. Luxury cars belonging to Bronx pill peddler up for auction
The cars belonged to Ahmed Hamed, who co-owned a pharmacy on 184th St. in the Bronx that was the focal point of a scam involving the black market sale of high-priced HIV medications. The seized 2014 BMW X6 is shown …
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State sells seized luxury cars that belonged to pharmacist convicted in Bronx Medicaid scam for $130G at auction