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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...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, October 4th, 2018
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Vegas nurse practitioner Alex Incera, Robert Harvey plead guilty to illegal opiod distribution

A nurse practitioner and a surgical technician pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday in connection to the unlawful distribution of prescription opioids and for committing Medicare and Medicaid fraud, announced More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, September 30th, 2018
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Salix Pharmaceuticals, former CFO Adam Derbyshire fined over ‘distribution channel’ lies

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd. and its former CFO with repeatedly misleading analysts and investors about the company’s future prospects.  The former CFO, Adam More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, September 29th, 2018
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Pittsburgh: Dr Nabil Jabbour indicted for health care fraud, money laundering and illegal Suboxone prescriptions

A Greensburg physician has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of distribution of buprenorphine, a Schedule III controlled substance, outside the usual course of professional practice; More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 27th, 2018
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Louisville: Claudie Lopez sentenced in $5 million health care and insurance fraud scheme

U.S. District Judge Rebecca G. Jennings sentenced Claudia Lopez, age 40, from Fountain, Colorado, to 61 months imprisonment, followed by 3 years of supervised release this week for her part in a scheme to fraudulently More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, September 19th, 2018
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Mississippi: Pharmacist Marco Moran pleads guilty in $22 million fraud scheme

Marco Bisa Hawkins Moran, 45, of Raymond, pled guilty Thursday before U.S. District Judge Keith Starrett to a Criminal Information outlining his role in a more than $22 million dollar scheme to defraud TRICARE, More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, September 18th, 2018
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West Virginia: Ohio doctor, Tod Hagins, sentenced to 5 years for illegally writing prescriptions, medical fraud

Dr. Tod Hagins, of Wintersville, Ohio, was sentenced today to 57 months incarceration for writing fraudulent prescriptions to be sold on the streets from his Weirton, West Virginia practice, United States Attorney More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, September 8th, 2018
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South Florida Pharmacist Stephen Chalker Convicted Fraud over $5 Million Pharmacy Scheme

Image/mohamed_hassan via pixabay A federal jury found a South Florida pharmacist guilty today of health care fraud for his role in a $5 million compounding pharmacy scheme. Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski More...

By Guest Author On Friday, July 6th, 2018
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Opinion: Why the False Claims Act is a Double-Edged Blade

Have you ever been rewarded for calling out cheaters in class? Well, that’s pretty much the core essence of the current False Claims Act. The FCA is a federal law that has long been the government’s defense More...

By Guest Author On Saturday, June 23rd, 2018
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Tax Payer Billions Spent On Victimless Crimes: DOJ, FBI, Prisons, Welfare, Trump

White collar crime is not a new idea. The term was first coined in the late 1930s when Edwin Sutherland addressed the American Sociological Society. The definition of white collar crime is not strict or fixed, but More...


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