Scheme included $77 million in COVID-19 and allergy testing.

A federal jury convicted Mark Schena, the president of medical technology company Arrayit Corporation, of participating in a scheme to mislead investors, commit health care fraud, and pay illegal kickbacks in connection with the submission of over $77 million in false and fraudulent claims to Medicare and private insurance for unnecessary COVID-19 and allergy testing. According to court documents and evidence presented at trial, Schena engaged in a scheme to defraud Arrayit’s investors by claiming that he had invented revolutionary technology to test for virtually any disease using only a few drops of blood. He orchestrated a deceptive marketing scheme that falsely claimed that Dr. Anthony Fauci and other prominent government officials had mandated testing for COVID-19 and allergies at the same time. Read more.