Month: May 2017

Healthcare Fraud

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 […]

Financial Fraud

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, […]

Fraud Into Interstate Commerce

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 […]

Healthcare Fraud

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, […]

Healthcare Fraud

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 […]

Financial Fraud; Government Funds Fraud

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 […]

Financial Fraud; Public Corruption

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, […]

Financial Fraud

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 […]

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 […]

Financial Fraud

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 […]

Prevezon Holdings Ltd. Agrees to Pay

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. […]

Financial Fraud

Financial Fraud: Group Of Individuals Charging With Conspiracy to Commit Identity Theft, Aggravated Identity Theft, And Counterfeit Access Device

22 Individuals Charged With Conspiracy To Commit Id Theft SAN JUAN, P.R – On May 9, 2017, a federal grand jury in the District of Puerto Rico returned a 49-count superseding indictment charging 22 individuals with conspiracy to commit identity theft, aggravated identity theft, and counterfeit access device, announced United […]