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By The Dispatch On Saturday, February 9th, 2019
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New England Pain Management Physician Sentenced to Prison for False Billing Scheme

A physician at the now-defunct New England Pain Management Associates Inc. was sentenced today in federal court in Boston for conspiring to falsify patient medical records in order to obtain payments from Medicare More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, February 9th, 2019
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York Man, Nagy Mohamed Abdelhamed Pleads Guilty to Health Care Fraud

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Nagy Mohamed Abdelhamed, age 68, of York, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Court Judge John E. Jones More...

By Guest Author On Friday, February 1st, 2019
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Investment Fraud Signs That You Should Always Be Wary Of

It’s a dream we’ve all had — to get rich, to become financially independent and to know that we’re set for life. It’s so easy to get blinded by the dream that we lose sight of what’s truly More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, December 26th, 2018
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McAllen Man, George Moreno Sent to Prison in Health Care Fraud Conspiracy

An operator of a durable medical equipment (DME) company was ordered to federal prison following his admission of defrauding Medicaid, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick. George Louis Moreno, 59, of McAllen, More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, December 12th, 2018
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Three Men Charged with Violating Federal Anti Kickback Laws

A grand jury returned an indictment today charging three men, including two physicians, with violations of the federal anti-kickback statute as well as conspiring to commit health care fraud, announced U.S. Attorney More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, December 12th, 2018
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Former Owner, Young Yi of Sleep Study Businesses Sentenced for Fraud

 A Sterling woman was sentenced today to 7 years in prison for health care fraud and tax charges for operating a fraudulent sleep study clinic in Northern Virginia. According to court documents and evidence presented More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, December 8th, 2018
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Cheyenne Psychologist And His Wife Sentenced to 37 Months for Health Care Fraud

John Robert Sink, Jr., 68, and Diane Marie Sink, 63, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, were sentenced on December 3, 2018, to serve 37 months in prison for making false statements as part of a scheme to fraudulently bill Wyoming More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, December 5th, 2018
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South Texas Doctor, Faiz Ahmed Sentenced to 5 Years for Fraudulent Medical Clinic

A Houston, Texas doctor was sentenced to 60 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release today for his role in a fraudulent medical clinic that ran costly, unnecessary diagnostic tests. Assistant More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, November 8th, 2018
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Health Care Professionals and Personal Trainer Indicted for Pocketing $6.5 Million

Four Chicago-area health care professionals and a personal trainer have been indicted on federal fraud charges for allegedly scheming to pocket $6.5 million from private health and auto insurers for physical therapy, More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, November 4th, 2018
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London Cardiologist, Anis Chalhoub Sentenced to 42 Months for Health Care Fraud

Yesterday, London physician Dr. Anis Chalhoub was sentenced, by U.S. District Court Judge Gregory F. Van Tatenhove, to serve 42 months in federal prison for health care fraud.  In April 2018, a federal jury returned More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, November 3rd, 2018
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Home Health Agency Owners and Employees Convicted for Roles in Medicaid Fraud Scheme

A federal jury found two home health owners and two employees guilty today for their roles in a scheme to bill Medicare and Medicaid for over $3.7 million in charges when the owners had previously been excluded More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, October 29th, 2018
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Nashville to Serve as Hub for Appalachian Regional Prescription Opioid Strike Force

Unites States Attorney Don Cochran for the Middle District of Tennessee and Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division announced today the formation of the Appalachian More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, October 29th, 2018
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Amherst Man, Umar Adeyola sentenced on Health Care Fraud Charge

U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that Umar Adeyola, 48, of Amherst, NY, who was convicted of conspiracy to commit health care fraud, was sentenced to serve 60 months in prison by U.S. District More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, October 28th, 2018
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Doctor, Aaron C. Rouse Sentenced for conspiracy to distribute illegal opioids without a Medical Purpose

A Las Vegas, Nevada, doctor was sentenced today to 12 months and one day in prison for his role in a prescription drug conspiracy to distribute hydrocodone and oxycodone by allowing his co-conspirators to write More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, October 28th, 2018
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Justice Department’s Criminal Division creates Appalachian Regional Prescription Opioid strike force

Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division today announced the formation of the Appalachian Regional Prescription Opioid Strike Force (ARPO Strike Force), a joint More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, October 25th, 2018
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Florida Man, Ariel Borrego-Hernandez sentenced to Fifty-Four Months in Prison for Health Care Fraud Scheme

U.S. District Court Judge Rebecca G. Jennings sentenced Ariel Borrego-Hernandez, of Naples, Florida, to 54 months in prison, followed by 3 years supervised release for health care fraud, money laundering, and drug More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, October 25th, 2018
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Eye Centers Of Florida agrees to pay $525K to settle False Claims Act Liability, Medicare fraud

United States Attorney Maria Chapa Lopez announces today that Eye Centers of Florida has agreed to pay the United States $525,000 to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by knowingly falsifying More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, October 19th, 2018
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Indiana: Basil Ubanwa indicted with health care fraud with bogus claims to Medicare and Medicaid for ambulance services

Basil N. Ubanwa, 60 years old, of Crown Point, Indiana, was indicted by a federal grand jury for 11 counts of health care fraud and one count of conspiracy to commit health care fraud, announced U.S. Attorney Kirsch. U.S. More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, October 10th, 2018
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Houston: Starsky Bomer convicted of Medicare, health care fraud, $16 million from Atrium Medical Center, Pristine Healthcare

A federal jury convicted a Houston-area hospital administrator on Friday for his role in a $16 million Medicare fraud scheme. Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, October 6th, 2018
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Houston: Mercy Ainabe sentenced for Medicare fraud and health care kickbacks

A Houston, Texas-area patient recruiter was sentenced to 108 months in prison today for her role in a $3.6 million Medicare fraud scheme involving fraudulent claims for home health services. Assistant Attorney General More...


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