ABC Evening News for Friday, May 11, 2012
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(Studio: Brian Ross) The ABC investigation of a weight loss empire, 1-800-Get-Thin, that promised easy lapband surgery presented; details given about the death of five patients during surgery and about the clinic run by two playboy brothers Michael and Julian Omidi. [Patient's families attorney Alexander ROBERTSON- criticizes the clinic.] [Dead patient's husband John FAITRO- cries.] [At hearings, Dr. Ihsan SHAMAAN- recounts what Julian said about the death.] How both Omidis brothers have had their medical licenses suspended noted.
(Studio: David Muir) Further coverage of the story on "20/20" noted.
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