After years of investigations by myself the FBI, Sheriff's Department, LAPD, California Department of Health and insurance companies, Chris Bathum — aka the Rehab Mogul — has been convicted of multiple charges of fraud, money laundering, grand theft and sexual assault.
Bathum is the owner and former operator of the company previously known as Community Recovery Los Angeles (CRLA), a chain of more than 20 sober-living houses and outpatient clinics dedicated to treating alcoholism and drug addiction. Bathum has been accused by multiple female clients of giving them drugs in exchange for sex and in some cases of sexually assaulting them. He and his facility also have been accused of engaging in numerous acts of insurance fraud accumulating over $177million.
The biggest insurance scam in CA, history.