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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 Tuesday, February 19th, 2019
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Florida: Dr. Sheetal Kumar convicted of Medicare and insurance fraud

A Stuart, Florida physician was recently convicted by a federal jury of committing repeated acts of health care fraud. photo/ Nick Youngson Sheetal Kanar Kumar, M.D., 48, formerly of Stuart, Florida, was found 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 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 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 Veselina Dzhingarova On Monday, September 24th, 2018
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Tips On Choosing A Drug Rehab Program

When somebody makes the commitment to enter themselves into a drug rehab programs in utah, it is quite an undertaking and a sign that they are becoming serious about trying to clean up their lives. This is why they 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 Brandon Jones On Friday, August 31st, 2018
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Trump to freeze non-military federal raises

President Trump repeated his call for lawmakers to freeze the salaries of 2 million federal employees in 2019 Thursday, even threatening to use his executive powers to do so. Trump’s pay freeze doesn’t apply More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, July 9th, 2018
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Trump’s support with Republicans grows as SCOTUS pick could secure more midterm voters

President Trump is hated by the mainstream press, with CNN unleashing a biased reporting that is unprecedented, and yet the Republican support for Trump continues to grow. Ahead of his second pick for the U.S. Supreme 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 The Dispatch On Sunday, July 1st, 2018
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Health Care Fraud: 600 charged in more than $2 billion in false billings

On Thursday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex M. Azar III, announced the largest ever health care fraud enforcement action involving 601 charged defendants More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, June 27th, 2018
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Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez upsets Democrat Joe Crowley

There was a shocking upset of Democratic Rep. Joe Crowley in Tuesday’s New York primary, which has stunned the Democratic establishment and sets a different tone for the future battles as socialist Alexandria More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, May 14th, 2018
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Daily Wire: Americans are too lazy for a Civil War

Matt Walsh of The Daily Wire penned an eye-opening article examining “The Only Thing Preventing Us From Descending Into Civil War” where he proclaims: “There will be no civil war. We’re far too More...


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