Florida ASC administrator accused of stealing equipment to sell on eBay: 5 things to know

A former administrator of Melbourne (Fla.) Same Day Surgery is accused of stealing medical equipment and selling it on eBay, according to Spectrum News 13.


Here are five things to know.

1. Former administrator Corey Hollmann allegedly stole medical equipment including monitors, imaging systems and skin-grafting instruments from the center's owner, Health First, and sold them on eBay. Health First fired Mr. Hollmann after the incident.

2. Mr. Hollmann maintains he was selling equipment that was nearing expiration and planned to purchase new replacements, according to the report.

3. Health First began noticing missing equipment and launched an investigation with their security partners. A forensics officer caught Mr. Hollmann after going undercover to communicate with him on eBay, setting up an equipment purchase. At one point, the two agreed to meet at the ASC to complete the transaction, but Mr. Hollmann did not show up.

4. A second undercover officer purchased equipment valued at $25,000 for $150 from Mr. Hollmann.

5. Mr. Hollmann was arrested and released on bail.

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