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Ex-girlfriend of Manhattan doctor embroiled in $100M fraud scheme stole thousands from grandmother

A Manhattan doctor who vanished in a mysterious midnight boating accident has been branded a ‘liar’ who arrange fraudulent finance scheme from the time he was in college by an ex-girlfriend.

Marvin Moy, 51, is one of a number of docs arrested in January for his suspected involvement in the $100m medical health insurance fraud, in which they pressured automotive accident victims to hunt medical remedy at their amenities.

The father-of-one was reported lacking in the early hours of October 13 after heading out with a buddy for a fishing journey on his boat the Sure Shot – every week earlier than he was due in court docket.

Previously mates have mentioned they have been shocked by his obvious demise, and hope that he’s ‘shipwrecked on a small rock’ after he vanished with no hint from the boat.

But a former girlfriend instructed DailyMail.com that she was ‘not shocked in any respect’ to listen to concerning the allegations Moy confronted – claiming that he had beforehand stolen thousands of {dollars} from his grandmother. 

Marvin Moy, a bodily medication and rehabilitation doctor practising out of Hempstead, New York, was reported lacking in the early hours of October 13 simply hours after he set off on a late evening fishing journey aboard his boat, the Sure Shot

Moy, meanwhile, was nowhere to be found, with searches taking place for more than 30 hours and covering 4,830 nautical miles to try to find the missing man

Moy, in the meantime, was nowhere to be discovered, with searches happening for greater than 30 hours and protecting 4,830 nautical miles to attempt to discover the lacking man

Moy, who attended NYU, pretended to his household that he was attending courses in order to get into medical faculty however was really out boating.

The avid fisherman requested a refund from the unique faculty inside days of his grandparents paying his tuition and used the funds to buy objects from his boat.

Moy, a doctor and rehabilitation doctor who practiced out of Hempstead, New York, was on the boat with a passenger who was recovered by the Coast Guard.

Rescuers reported coming throughout an oil slick and particles on the scene of the accident roughly 25 miles off the coast of Fire Island. 

Moy disappeared on October 13, just hours after he set off on a late night fishing trip aboard his boat, the Sure Shot (pictured)

Moy disappeared on October 13, simply hours after he set off on a late evening fishing journey aboard his boat, the Sure Shot (pictured)

Moy, in the meantime, was nowhere to be discovered, with searches happening for greater than 30 hours and protecting 4,830 nautical miles to attempt to discover the lacking man.

The former associate, who wished to stay nameless, instructed DailyMail.com: ‘When I discovered that he was working as a doctor who took funds, I believed there could be one thing in it for him.

‘I joked to him that I believed he wished to be a most cancers doctor as a result of of what occurred to his mom, relatively than stealing money from sufferers, however I at all times knew he was a liar, so I’m not shocked.

‘He at all times preferred boats, after we have been collectively, he had a tiny motorboat and labored at a boating retail retailer.

‘He used to steal objects, normally a Garmin GPS system, and provides it to mates to return it to different shops to get retailer credit score or a refund after which he would spend the money himself on boating tools.

Dr. Marvin Moy (far right) is shown with friend Wallace Ryland (next to him in matching shirt) and others during a reunion at Fork Union Military Academy in Fork Union, Virginia in 2021

Dr. Marvin Moy (far proper) is proven with buddy Wallace Ryland (subsequent to him in matching shirt) and others throughout a reunion at Fork Union Military Academy in Fork Union, Virginia in 2021

A former girlfriend told DailyMail.com Moy, a physical medicine and rehabilitation doctor, had previously stolen thousands from his grandmother

A former girlfriend instructed DailyMail.com Moy, a bodily medication and rehabilitation doctor, had beforehand stolen thousands from his grandmother

‘I used to be conscious of it, and he instructed me that he thought it was humorous. I simply did not know that individuals actually did issues like that.

‘There was a summer season of faculty that we lived collectively, his grandparents owned the constructing that the household lived in, and so they paid for every little thing he wished.

‘They paid thousands for him to go to courses to assist him get into medical faculty, however he requested a refund after he enrolled and dropped out.

‘He solely received half of the money again, however he would fake to go to highschool on daily basis, so his household did not discover out.

‘I do know that he used the money for boating and fishing issues. At the time he additionally owed me money, he would ask me to pay on credit score and say that he would pay me again.

‘But he would solely give it again when i threatened to inform his grandmother, who spoke little English, that he was stealing from her.’

The couple broke up shortly after graduating, however stored in contact over time, with Moy telling his ex that he was ‘sad’ in his marriage – including that his household had ‘discovered’ him somebody.

Moy can be accused of mendacity to different girls via faculty, telling them that he was a medical pupil earlier than he even enrolled in his course.

Dr. Marvin Moy (far left) is shown with friends in an old photo. The caption jokes: 'Some guys caught fish while others caught.... well.... something else- with Marvin Moy M.D.'

Dr. Marvin Moy (far left) is proven with mates in an previous photograph. The caption jokes: ‘Some guys caught fish whereas others caught…. properly…. one thing else- with Marvin Moy M.D.’

Colleagues of the doctor shared memories of him online, with one paying tribute to his 'brilliant mind'

Colleagues of the doctor shared recollections of him on-line, with one paying tribute to his ‘sensible thoughts’ 

His former associate added: ‘He lied to this different lady that he was already in medical faculty. He thought it was humorous and would put a backpack on and say he was going to class.

‘Marvin has been doing these items for years, so I’m not shocked by any of these accusations.

‘His household have been very rich, they paid for every little thing, and his grandparents have been very properly related with ambassadors.

‘He may be very shady, has at all times been obsessive about boating, however it is extremely unusual to exit at midnight on a fishing journey.

‘The undeniable fact that his household have entry to money, and he could properly have had entry to individuals who may have helped him escape from the boat.

‘It is one thing out of a TV present, however you do not know precisely who he is aware of internationally – he may properly have afforded to have somebody on a ship ready for him.

‘He has at all times been very sensible, working totally different angles, and had no drawback mendacity to individuals so I used to be not shocked to listen to about his court docket case or him vanishing.

Moy poses with a mako shark after one of his fishing trips along the New York coastline

Moy poses with a mako shark after one of his fishing journeys alongside the New York shoreline 

‘There isn’t any means of understanding, however he may simply have had the money hidden to entry the stuff you would want to fade.’

Moy was one of a number of docs arrested in January for his suspected involvement in two fraudulent schemes operated by gangsters Alexander ‘Little Alex’ Gulkarov and Bradley Pierre.

The felony enterprises related automotive accident victims with docs corresponding to Moy who would carry out unneeded medical procedures.

This would then enable the gangs to overbill insurance coverage firms and make off with $100million in income over 13 years.

Moy’s position in the scam noticed him ‘conduct pointless and painful electrodiagnostic testing’ on a slew of automotive accident sufferers who didn’t have to endure the process, the indictment alleged.

The doctor was alleged to attend a court docket listening to on October 19 – lower than every week after he disappeared with out hint on the open water.

At the listening to, Moy’s legal professional instructed the choose {that a} authorized consultant from the Coast Guard mentioned the doctor can’t be thought of lifeless till the investigation into his disappearance ends.

They mentioned: ‘The consultant indicated that he would hold us apprised of any developments and that, finally, a report could be issued and that we’d be supplied such a report.’

At the time of the search and rescue operation, the Coast Guard sent out a number of tweets

At the time of the search and rescue operation, the Coast Guard despatched out a quantity of tweets

Moy, who divorced from his spouse two years in the past, had battled pancreatic most cancers and was diabetic in response to mates.

A Coast Guard spokesman mentioned: ‘The incident was reported simply after midnight on the morning of October 13 of an alleged collision involving Mr. Moy and one different individual with a big vessel.

‘The different individual was recovered whereas Marvin remained lacking. We performed boat and helicopter searches for over 30 hours protecting 4,830 nautical miles, discovering solely the Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon that he was allegedly holding when he was final seen.

‘The search was then suspended on October 14 pending any additional information and Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound is at present conducting an investigation into the incident.

‘The incident came about roughly 25 nautical miles South of Fire Island, New York. Although the lively search has been suspended, Coast Guard models will proceed to watch the world for vital sightings and extra data.’

Moy was charged with healthcare fraud conspiracy and money laundering conspiracy, and was going through a most potential jail sentence of 30 years for his position in Pierre’s scheme.

In January, US Attorney Damian Williams described the operation as ‘one of the biggest insurance coverage frauds in historical past’ and outlined the strategies utilized by the conspirators to make their fortune.

He mentioned: ‘The defendants charged are alleged to have collectively perpetrated one of the biggest no-fault insurance coverage frauds in historical past.

‘In finishing up their large scheme, amongst different strategies, they allegedly bribed 911 operators, hospital workers, and others for confidential motorized vehicle accident sufferer data.

‘With this data, they then endangered victims by subjecting them to pointless and infrequently painful medical procedures, in order to fraudulently overbill insurance coverage firms.’

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