National Enquirer

STALLONE’S SCAMMING STEPDAD DOWN FOR THE COUNT!

DOC’S LICENSE – AND FREEDOM – ON THE LINE IN $58M FRAUD CASE

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SYLVESTER STALLONE’s stepdad admitted to stealing millions in a fiendish Medicare fraud scheme — and now California wants to yank the sticky-fingered doc’s medical license, The National ENQUIRER has exclusivel­y learned. In February, the state’s medical board filed a complaint against Dr. Stephen M. Levine — who married the “Rocky” star’s mother, Jackie, in 1998 — over conspiracy to

documents show.

The North Hollywood neurosurge­on and his accomplice­s helped pilfer $58 million in federal funds between 2013 and 2016 by referring home-health-care services to patients who didn’t need them, according to authoritie­s.

Investigat­ors said that in exchange, Levine was “paid cash kickbacks.”

This is not the first time Levine, 75, has run afoul of the law. He was accused of murdering his wife, Myrna, in 1984 by supplying her with a lethal dose of the painkiller Demerol. He pleaded guilty to involuntar­y manslaught­er and lost his medical license for a shockingly brief six months! As part of his recent federal plea agreement, court records show the doctor must snitch on his co-defendants or face up to 71

When contacted at home, Jackie Stallone, 97, said her husband was right next to her. But the coward asked his wife to find out what The ENQUIRER wanted!

When asked about her hubby’s legal and profession­al woes, she said, “There must be some mistake.”

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Dr. Stephen Levine and Jackie Stallone have been married 21 years

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