Local doctor's office is the focus of a criminal investigation

By Adam Hooper - bio | email

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - A Lake Charles doctor's office is the focus of a criminal investigation, according to the FBI.

FBI Agents were at the office of Doctor Lynn Foret, located on Doctor Michael Debakey Drive, on Tuesday afternoon.

FBI investigators were joined by investigators from the US Food and Drug Administration's criminal investigations, the Louisiana Attorney General's Medicaid Fraud Control unit, and the US Department of Health's investigation unit.

FBI Special agent Sheila Thorne said the FBI is not able to specify about the ongoing criminal investigation. No arrests and no charges have been made.

Doctor Lynn Foret joined the Saint Patrick Hospital Medical Group in December, 2010. Officials with Saint Patrick Hospital said they have recently been made aware of the investigation, however they have not spoken with federal investigators, or Doctor Foret.

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