NBC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 21, 1978
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(Studio) Detroit federal grand jury indictment of 5 physicians and others for fraud in case involving kickbacks from medical lab for sending their Medicaid and Medicare patients to it reported.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Detroit, Michigan) Details of indictment allegations given. FBI arrest of Detroit underworld figure Vito "Billy" Giacalone and associate Albert Hady in connection with case noted. Giacalone reported to be brother of Anthony Giacalone, who has been questioned in connection with disappearance of James Hoffa. [FBI spokesperson Richard BRETZING - states indictment chgs. of extortion against Giacalone and Hady in connection with Titan Med. Lab. in Southfield, Michigan, and lab owner John R. Leamy.] Other details of case outlined.
REPORTER: Bob Jamieson