Broward Health reportedly is under two investigations, one federal, another state, that have come to light after the recent suicide of the system's CEO.
The FBI is looking into claims of corruption following evidence gathered by a corporate private investigator allegedly hired by Dr. Nabil El Sanadi, according to a not-for-profit investigative journalism organization.
El Sanadi shot himself last month in the lobby bathroom of his Lauderdale-by-the-Sea condo building. But for the past year, investigator Wayne Black said he had been meeting El Sanadi in restaurants and at the hospital executive's home because El Sanadi feared his office was bugged, according to an e-mail obtained by the Florida Bulldog.
Just hours after El Sanadi's funeral last week, Black told Broward Health's general counsel that his evidence had led to the FBI investigation.
Black's previous investigations resulted in the 2003 conviction of Broward Health Chief Financial Officer Patricia Mahaney for embezzlement, the Sun Sentinel reported.