Healthcare Fraud: Freedom Health Inc., Agreed to Pay Engaging in Illegal Schemes to Maximize Their Payment From The Government in Connection With Their Medicare Advantage Plans

Medicare Advantage Organization And Former Chief Operating Officer To Pay $32.5 Million To Settle False Claims Act Allegations Tampa, FL – Freedom Health Inc., a Tampa-based provider of managed care services, and its related corporate entities (collectively “Freedom Health”), agreed to pay $31,695,593 to resolve allegations that they violated the False Claims Act by engaging […]

Who Should You Turn to For Identity Theft Assistance

When you’ve become the victim of a stolen identity your troubles have just begun. The mess you are left to clean up can be quite dramatic. Some people may only have to dispute a few unauthorized charges and have their credit cards replaced. Others may have to fight with credit card companies about cards they […]

Healthcare Fraud: RONNETTE BROWN Convicted On 23 Counts of Health Care Fraud

Bristol Woman Convicted of Defrauding Medicaid Program Deirdre M. Daly, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, Phillip Coyne, Special Agent in Charge for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General, and Chief State’s Attorney Kevin T. Kane today announced that on May 26, a jury in Bridgeport convicted […]

Financial Fraud: Robbie And Tasha Wilkerson Pled Guilty to Defrauding a Summer Food Program For Low-Income Children

Chicago New Birth Christian Center Pastor and Others Plead Guilty to Summer Food Program Fraud SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The founding pastor of New Birth Christian Center, a non-denominational church in Chicago, his wife, and three associates have pled guilty to defrauding a summer food program for low-income children. Robbie Wilkerson, 49, and his wife Tasha, […]

Deanna Roberts Has Been Sentenced For Introducing Liquid Silicone That Was Obtained By Fraud Into Interstate Commerce

Florida Woman Sentenced to Federal Prison for Causing the Death of One Victim and Hospitalization of Others by Injecting them With Liquid Silicone ATLANTA – Deanna Roberts has been sentenced to eleven years and three months in federal prison for illegally injecting persons with liquid silicone and for introducing liquid silicone that was obtained by […]

Tax Fraud: Howard Hsu And Tracy Chang Sentenced On Tax Fraud Charges

California Mother and Son Sentenced to Prison for Fraudulent Corporate Tax Returns Cheated IRS out of Approximately $500,000 San Francisco residents, Howard Hsu and his mother, Tracy Chang, were sentenced to prison today following their convictions on tax fraud charges, announced Acting Deputy Assistant Attorney General Stuart M. Goldberg of the Justice Department’s Tax Division […]

Healthcare Fraud: Ricky J. Sayegh Pleaded Guilty to an Information Charging Him With Accepting Cash Bribes

New York Doctor Pleads Guilty In Connection With Test-Referral Scheme With New Jersey Clinical Lab NEWARK, N.J. – An internal medicine doctor practicing in Yonkers, New York, today admitted taking bribes in connection with a long-running and elaborate test referral scheme operated by Biodiagnostic Laboratory Services LLC (BLS), of Parsippany, New Jersey, its president and […]

Healthcare Fraud: Pam Gardner Pleaded Guilty to Conspiracy to Solicit And Receive Cash Kickbacks

Final Group Of Physicians And Owner Of Medical Practice Plead Guilty In Medical Kickback Scheme Pam Gardner, 55, of Springfield, Tennessee, pleaded guilty yesterday, to conspiracy to solicit and receive cash kickbacks in exchange for making patient referrals, announced Jack Smith, Acting United States Attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee. During a hearing before […]

Email Scam Example: MRS. MELANIA TRUMP

This is an email scam received about “MRS. MELANIA TRUMP” is a phishing scam and why not try to contact these people or log onto these sites and enter your data because you risk being stolen. Letter From MRS. MELANIA TRUMP – Email Scam Example from: MRS.MELANIA TRUMP <> reply-to: This Is Scammmer Email […]

Financial Fraud: Prentice L. Johnson, Renina Letricia Wortham, And Enobahkare Malik Peterson Sentenced For Theft of Government Funds

Three Defendants sentenced for stealing over $4.3 Million in U.S. Government Funds ATLANTA – Prentice L. Johnson, Renina Letricia Wortham, a/k/a Renina Simmons-Wortham, and Enobahkare Malik Peterson have each been sentenced to two years, four months in federal prison for theft of government funds associated with the theft of a multi-million dollar U.S. Treasury check. […]

Financial Fraud: Navin Shankar Subramaniam Xavier Sentenced in Connection With Two Separate Fraud Schemes

Former CEO of Essex Holdings Inc. Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison in Connection with $33 Million Ponzi Scheme The former Chief Executive Officer of Essex Holdings, Inc., was sentenced to 15 years in prison by United States District Judge Darrin P. Gayles in Miami, in connection with two separate fraud schemes totaling more than […]

Financial Fraud: Senator Carlos I. Uresti Charged With One Count of Conspiracy to Commit Wire Fraud And One Count of Conspiracy to Commit Money Laundering

Federal Grand Jury Indicts Texas State Senator Carlos Uresti In San Antonio today, a federal grand jury returned two separate indictments against District 19 Texas State Senator Carlos I. Uresti announced United States Attorney Richard L. Durbin, Jr., and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Special Agent in Charge Christopher Combs, San Antonio Division. Three other […]

Financial Fraud: JOHN FARCHIONE And LOUIS BENDEL, Arrested And Charged With Honest Services Fraud, Bank Fraud, Mail Fraud, Aggravated Identity Theft

Former Manager Of Public Utility Arrested For Defrauding The Public Utility And Its Customers Out Of More Than $3.8 Million Joon H. Kim, the Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and William F. Sweeney Jr., the Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”), […]

New York Immigration Marriage Law

United States is through a lawful marriage to a U.S. citizen. As a result, the Immigration Service saw many sham or business marriages. To protect the agency and the country from fraudulent applications and marriages, Congress passed Immigration Marriage Fraud Amendments of 1986. Marriage Residence status Marriage now results in conditional residence status unless it […]

What is the Role of Government For Surety Bonds

Who requires businesses to have bonds? 90% of businesses that need surety bonds are to satisfy a government regulation. In many cases bonds are needed to obtain a license or to perform a service for the government. Why are bonds needed? Bonds can be required for a variety of reasons. If the principal is performing […]

Financial Fraud: CaRECORE NATIONAL LLC (“CARECORE”) Filed And Settled a Civil Fraud Lawsuit Against Benefits Management Company

Acting U.S. Attorney Announces $54 Million Settlement Of Civil Fraud Lawsuit Against Benefits Management Company For Improper Authorization Of Medical Procedures CareCore Admits to Improperly Authorizing Over 200,000 Procedures Paid For With Medicare and Medicaid Funds< Joon H. Kim, the Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and Scott Lampert, Special […]

Healthcare Scam: RANDY CROWELL Sentenced For Role In Black Market Medication Scheme

Owner Of Utah-Based Pharmaceutical Wholesale Distributor Sentenced To 60 Months In Prison For Role In $100 Million Black Market Medication Scheme Joon H. Kim, the Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that RANDY CROWELL, a/k/a “Roger,” was sentenced today to 60 months in prison for fraudulently distributing, through his […]

Financial Fraud: Prevezon Holdings Ltd. Agrees to Pay For Elaborate Tax Refund Fraud Scheme

Acting Manhattan U.S. Attorney Announces $5.9 Million Settlement Of Civil Money Laundering And Forfeiture Claims Against Real Estate Corporations Alleged To Have Laundered Proceeds Of Russian Tax Fraud Defendant Prevezon Holdings Ltd. Agrees to Pay $5,896,333.65, Triple the Fraud Proceeds Alleged to Be Directly Traceable to the Defendants Joon H. Kim, the Acting United States […]