Michael Lohan has spoken to HollywoodLife within the wake of his arrest for affected person brokering, and a proposed invoice dubbed the ‘Protect Against Lindsay Lohan’s Dad Act’.
Days after Michael Lohan was arrested as half of a “patient brokering” scheme in south Florida, the 60-year-old father of actress turned resort proprietor Lindsay Lohan was dragged right into a political dialogue in Illinois. New laws has been handed within the Senate, which can tighten the authorized screws on so-called “patient brokers” who goal these scuffling with opioid dependancy by advertising and marketing sure remedy providers in alternate for kickbacks. The measure was dubbed “Protect Against Lindsay Lohan’s Dad Act” and was sponsored by State Senator Sara Feigenholtz of Chicago.
Michael has since spoken to HollywoodLife concerning the proposed invoice, after being arrested on 5 counts of affected person brokering and one depend of tried affected person brokering on April 23. “I’ve been working in this treatment industry for over 14 years and helped hundreds of people get the help they need,” he started. “Of the dozens of treatment centers, detoxes and interventions I’ve worked with the owners and patients will attest I’ve helped and referred hundreds of people and I never asked for or received a penny. To me. It’s always been about the person and their family not the money.”
Lindsay’s dad was one of greater than 100 individuals arrested as half of the Palm Beach County probe. Police paperwork declare that he obtained checks price over $25,000 in alternate for his alleged efforts to steer addicts into sure rehab services. “Mr. Lohan was investigated by our Sober Homes Task Force and he’s being charged with receiving kickbacks for referring patients to drug treatment. Patient brokering corrupts our health care system because decisions are motivated by greed instead of a patient’s needs. This is our Task Force’s 117th arrest and will not be our last,” Florida State Attorney Dave Aronberg mentioned of Lohan’s arrest.