Detroit federal court to maintain jurisdiction over case of cancer doctor Farid Fata
DETROIT The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan is maintaining jurisdiction over cancer doctor Farid Fatas request for release from prison. The announcement comes after Fata requested to be released from prison due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read: Farid Fata requests release from federal prison due to COVID-19According to federal prosecutors, Fata victimized 553 patients. He ordered unnecessary treatments on patients who did not have cancer including chemotherapy to enrich himself. The Metro Detroit case made national news after a whistleblower blew Fatas cover a few years ago.