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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...

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 Monday, March 18th, 2019
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Health care executives, Shailesh Kothari and Timothy McMenamin sentenced for fraud

Shailesh (“Shue”) Kothari, the former owner and CEO of Primera Medical Group, Inc., and Timothy McMenamin, Primera’s former Chief Operating Officer have been sentenced for conspiracy to commit healthcare fraud More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, March 4th, 2019
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Florida Company Owner and Co Conspirator Sentenced for Health Care Fraud Scheme

A home health services company owner and a co-conspirator, both Miami, Florida residents, were sentenced to prison today for their roles in a $8.6 million health care fraud scheme. Assistant Attorney General Brian More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 26th, 2019
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Three South Florida Residents Arrested on Federal Healthcare Fraud Charges

Ariana Fajardo Orshan, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, George L. Piro, Special Agent in Charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Miami Field Office and Shimon R. Richmond, Special Agent 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 Sunday, February 24th, 2019
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Stuart Physician, Sheetal Kumar Convicted of 23 Counts of Health Care Fraud

On February 15, 2019, a doctor who previously worked in Stuart, Florida, was convicted by a federal jury of committing repeated acts of health care fraud. Ariana Fajardo Orshan, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District 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 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...


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