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Former CEO and former CFO of ArthroCare charged in fraud scheme

The former CEO and former CFO of ArthroCare , a publicly traded medical device company based in Austin, Texas, were charged for their alleged leading roles in a $400M scheme to defraud the company’s shareholders and members of the investing public by falsely inflating ArthroCare’s earnings by tens of millions of dollars, announced Acting Assistant Attorney Mythili Raman of the Department of Justice’s Criminal Division and U.S. Attorney Robert Pitman of the Western District of Texas.