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By The Dispatch On Monday, April 1st, 2019
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Mississippi Man, Glenn Beach Pleads Guilty to Health Care Fraud, Money Laundering and Tax Evasion

A Hattiesburg, Mississippi man pleaded guilty today for his role in a $200 million compounding pharmacy scheme to defraud health care benefit programs, including TRICARE, which is the program that covers U.S. military More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, March 24th, 2019
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RGV Man, Ivar Cantu Sentenced for Medicare Fraud Scheme

A former account representative for a toxicology testing company has been ordered to prison in connection with a scheme to defraud Medicare, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick. Ivar Cantu, 47, of Palmview, More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
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New London Psychiatrist, Bassam Awwa Pays 3 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations

United States Attorney John H. Durham, Special Agent in Charge Phillip Coyne of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General, and Connecticut Attorney General William Tong today More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 26th, 2019
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Las Vegas Woman, Lorraine Riddiough Sentenced for Small Business Grant Schemes

A Las Vegas woman was sentenced yesterday to 34 months in federal prison and ordered to pay more than $13.9 million in restitution to victims in connection with a series of grant fraud schemes, announced U.S. Attorney More...

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 Tuesday, February 5th, 2019
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South Texas Doctors, John Ramirez and Anh Do Sentenced for Medicare Fraud Schemes

Two  Houston, Texas physicians were sentenced to 25 and three-year prison terms for their roles in separate schemes to defraud Medicare out of payments for medical services. Assistant Attorney General Brian A. 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 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 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...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, October 6th, 2018
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Brooklyn: Therapists defrauding disabled children program arrested

A criminal complaint was unsealed today in federal court in Brooklyn charging Kaderrah Doyle, Cara Steinberg, Marina Golfo, Ego Onaga, Lyubov Beylina, Danielle Scopinich, Patricia Hakim and Enock Mensah with stealing More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, October 6th, 2018
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Forest Park Medical Center Doctor, Wade Barker pleads guilty to healthcare bribes and kickbacks

A Mesquite-based bariatric surgeon today formally admitted his role in the $200 million Forest Park Medical Center fraud, announced U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas Erin Nealy Cox. 53-year-old Wade More...


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