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By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 5th, 2019
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Home health care owner, Diandra Bankhead pleads guilty to defrauding Georgia Medicaid

Diandra Bankhead, the owner and operator of Elite Homecare (“Elite”), an Atlanta-based home healthcare provider, has pleaded guilty to defrauding Medicaid by submitting thousands of fraudulent claims for services More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, September 4th, 2019
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Pharmacy Owner, Eduard Shtindler Charged in Multimillion Dollar Health Care Fraud

A Bergen County, New Jersey, man was arrested today for his role in conspiracies to commit health care fraud and to bribe a doctor, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Eduard Shtindler, a/k/a “Eddy,” 36, More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, August 17th, 2019
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Father and Son, Terry and Rocky Anderson Sentenced for Hearing Aid Healthcare Fraud

A father/son duo who submitted more than $27 million in fraudulent hearing aid claims to insurer Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas was sentenced yesterday to eight and seven years in federal prison, respectively, More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, August 5th, 2019
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Vicksburg Man, Laron Evans Pleads Guilty to Health Care Fraud, Money Laundering

Laron Evans, 34, of Vicksburg, pled guilty yesterday before U.S. District Court Judge Henry T. Wingate to conspiring to commit wire fraud, mail fraud and health care fraud; money laundering; aggravated identity More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, July 26th, 2019
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Leader of Billion Dollar Health Care Scam, Michael Drobot Guilty of Selling his Luxury Cars

The imprisoned former owner of Pacific Hospital in Long Beach has agreed to plead guilty to federal criminal charges for illegally selling his luxury cars and keeping the proceeds for himself, disobeying a court More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, July 17th, 2019
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Doctor and 3 Others in Bergen County Charged in $10 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme

A doctor and three people associated with a pharmacy were charged today with their respective roles in defrauding the federal workers’ compensation program in a $10 million scheme involving illegal kickbacks and More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, July 10th, 2019
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Anesthesiologist, Anna Steiner Indicted for Role in $7 Million Telemedicine Health Care Fraud

Earlier today, in federal court in Brooklyn, Anna Steiner, an anesthesiologist, was arraigned on an indictment charging her with conspiracy to commit health care fraud for her alleged role in a telemedicine scheme More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019
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Fugitive, Linda Marrow Faces Federal Charges for $50 Million Health Care Fraud Scam

A Rancho Mirage woman who faces federal charges related to a scheme that fraudulently billed insurance companies $50 million for “medically necessary” cosmetic surgeries has been returned the United States after More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, June 17th, 2019
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Bucks County Judge, John Waltman Sentenced to 6 Years for Public Corruption

U.S. Attorney William M. McSwain announced that John Waltman, 61, of Trevose, Pennsylvania was sentenced to 78 months’ incarceration by Judge Gene E.K. Pratter. In January 2019, the defendant pleaded guilty to More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, June 13th, 2019
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Los Angeles Dentist, Benjamin Rosenberg Sentenced to 40 Months for Role in Health Care Fraud Scheme

A Los Angeles, California-based dentist was sentenced to 40 months in prison today for his role in a $3.8 million health care fraud scheme in which he billed numerous dental insurance carriers for crowns and fillings More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, June 9th, 2019
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Roswell Park Nurse, Kelsey Mulvey Charged with Stealing Pain Meds, Violating HIPAA

U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that Kelsey A. Mulvey, 27, of Grand Island, NY, was charged by criminal complaint with illegally obtaining controlled substances by fraud, tampering, and violation More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, May 31st, 2019
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Houston Woman, Egondu Koko Sentenced to 188 Months for $20 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

A Houston, Texas patient recruiter was sentenced to 188 months in prison today for her role in a $20 million scheme to pay illegal health care kickbacks to physicians and Medicare beneficiaries in order to fraudulently More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019
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Owner of Miami Home Health Agency, Dennys Hernandez Sentenced to 30 Months for Medicare Fraud

An owner of a now-defunct Miami, Florida, home health care agency was sentenced today to 30 months in prison for his participation in a scheme that caused Medicare to pay approximately $1 million in false and fraudulent More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, May 20th, 2019
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New Orleans Man, Joseph Haynes Pleads Guilty for Scheme to Defraud Medicare

A New Orleans, Louisiana, man pleaded guilty today for his role in a scheme to solicit the payment of illegal health care kickbacks to several individuals, including two New Orleans-area physicians, for the referring More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, May 13th, 2019
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Doctor Paul Mathieu and Hatem Behiry Found Guilty of Participating in $30 Million Fraud Scheme

Geoffrey S.  Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced today that medical doctor PAUL J. MATHIEU and physical therapy doctor HATEM BEHIRY were each found guilty of participating More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, May 13th, 2019
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South Florida Patient Recruiter, Yamilet Diaz Sentenced for role in $1.6 Million Kickback Scheme

A South Florida patient recruiter was sentenced to 87 months in prison today for her role in a scheme involving approximately $1.6 million in Medicare claims for home health care services that were procured through More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, April 21st, 2019
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St Joseph Home Health Care Aide, Ashley Garr Sentenced for Fraud Scheme

A St. Joseph, Mo., in-home health care nursing assistant was sentenced in federal court today for stealing bank account information from one of her clients in order to illegally transfer more than $207,000 out of More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, April 16th, 2019
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New Jersey Man, Keasam Johnson Admits Conspiracy to Commit Healthcare Fraud

An Essex County, New Jersey, man today admitted his role in a conspiracy to submit false and fraudulent insurance claims for out-of-network chiropractic services that were never performed, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, April 16th, 2019
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Chief Operator of MetroHealth Hospital, Edward Hills sentenced to 15 years for defrauding the hospital

The former Chief Operating Officer of MetroHealth Hospital System was sentenced to more than 15 years in federal prison for his role in a conspiracy to defraud the hospital and others through a series of bribes More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, April 12th, 2019
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Health Care Facility Owner, Philip Esformes Convicted for Role in Largest Health Care Fraud Scheme

A federal jury found a South Florida health care facility owner guilty today for his role in the largest health care fraud scheme ever charged by the Justice Department, involving over $1.3 billion in fraudulent More...


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