Local July 3, 2015 | 3:08 pm

Melgen leaves Florida jail on US$18M bond: Palm Beach Post

West Palm Beach.- After more than two months of toughnegotiations over how to assure Dominican-born eye doctor Salomon Melgen won’tflee the country, a U.S. magistrate signed off on an US$18 million bond packageon Thursday.

The outlet released a video sowing the ophthalmologist leavingthe Palm Beach County jail together with his lawyers to go home to await trialon charges that he bilked Medicare out of US$105 million.

“We did it, we’ve got an agreed order,”palmbeachpost.com quotedMelgen’s attorney Matthew Menchel as saying to U.S. Magistrate James Hopkins.

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