Nicholas Braemer, Bugarin's partner,  was convicted in 1983 of Medi-Cal fraud and placed on probation again in 1995, this time for a botched abortion in 1987.

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Bertha Bugarin Heads to Jail

Chula Vista clinic operator wanted to practice medicine badly.

In October 2007, Michael Varga, a police officer assigned to the Chula Vista Police Department’s Special Investigations Unit, began interviewing women about the abortions they had received at a local clinic, Clinica Medica para la ...


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