Dealing with an Insurance Adjuster: What Not to Say

Source After the shock of a car wreck, it can be hard to know exactly what happened. Naturally, gathering evidence isn’t at the top of your priorities — you just want to make sure everyone is safe. But just a couple days after a car accident, you’ll get a call from an insurance claims adjuster. […]

False Claims Act: Choice Home Care Agency Have Agreed To Pay $5.15 Million To Resolve Allegations

Home Health Agency and Former Owner to Pay $5.8 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations Doctor’s Choice Home Care, Inc. and its former owners, Timothy Beach and Stuart Christensen, have agreed to pay $5.15 million to resolve allegations that the home health agency provided improper financial inducements to referring physicians through sham medical director […]

Dealing with an Insurance Adjuster: What Not to Say

Source After the shock of a car wreck, it can be hard to know exactly what happened. Naturally, gathering evidence isn’t at the top of your priorities — you just want to make sure everyone is safe. But just a couple days after a car accident, you’ll get a call from an insurance claims adjuster. […]

Health Care Fraud: Joseph Prince Found Guilty Of Felony Health Care Fraud

VA Employee Found Guilty Of Corruption Charges And Defrauding VA Of Nearly $19 Million In A Year United States Attorney Jason R. Dunn announced that yesterday a jury sitting in U.S. District Court in Denver found former Veterans Affairs (VA) employee Joseph Prince, age 60, of Aurora, Colorado guilty of felony health care fraud, conspiracy, […]

Health Care Fraud: Ted and Julie Cain of Ocean Springs Finds Guilty Of Submitting False Claims to Medicare

Federal Jury finds Defendants Guilty of Submitting False Claims to Medicare under Civil False Claims Act Jury verdict results in recovery of more than $10.85 million to the Medicare program Gulfport, Miss. – Following a nine week trial, a federal jury in Gulfport returned a guilty verdict yesterday against Ted and Julie Cain of Ocean […]

Financial Fraud: Lawrence Hoskins Was Sentenced For His Role In a Multi-Year, Multimillion-Dollar Money Laundering Scheme

Former Senior Alstom Executive Sentenced to Prison for Role in Money Laundering Scheme to Promote Foreign Bribery A former senior executive with Alstom S.A. (Alstom), a French power and transportation company, was sentenced in federal court in New Haven, Connecticut, to 15 months in prison today for his role in a multi-year, multimillion-dollar money laundering […]

Financial Fraud: Alicia Raynor, Pleaded Guilty To Wire Fraud And Filing a False Tax Return

Westfield Woman Pleads Guilty To Stealing Thousands Of Dollars From Health Care Agency BUFFALO, N.Y. – U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that Alicia Raynor, 42, of Westfield, NY, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge John L. Sinatra, Jr. to wire fraud and filing a false tax return. The charges carry a maximum […]

Financial Fraud: Erick and Kimberly Dominguez Pleaded Guilty To Conspiracy To Commit Wire Fraud

Husband And Wife Plead Guilty to Social Security Fraud Scheme OAKLAND – Erick and Kimberly Dominguez pleaded guilty in federal court today to conspiracy to commit wire fraud in connection with their scheme to defraud the Social Security Administration (SSA), announced United States Attorney David L. Anderson and SSA Office of Inspector General Special Agent […]

Financial Fraud: Two Chinese Nationals Charged With Laundering In Cryptocurrency From Exchange Hack

Two Chinese Nationals Charged with Laundering Over $100 Million in Cryptocurrency from Exchange Hack Forfeiture Complaint Details Over $250 Million Stolen by North Korean Actors WASHINGTON – Two Chinese nationals were charged with laundering over $100 million worth of cryptocurrency from a hack of a cryptocurrency exchange. The funds were stolen by North Korean actors […]

Health Care Fraud: DR. CRISPIN ABARIENTOS Pay To Resolve Allegations False Claims Acts

Two Connecticut Physicians Pay over $4.9 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations U.S. Attorney John H. Durham, Special Agent in Charge Phillip Coyne of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General, Special Agent in Charge Brian C. Turner of the New Haven Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, […]

Financial Fraud: Mahmoud Alshuaibi, And Gary Hayden, Charged With Wire Fraud, And Making a False And Fraudulent Statement

Two Blight Elimination Program Indictments Unsealed Two criminal indictments were returned today for criminal violations related to the U.S. Treasury Department’s Blight Elimination Program, announced U.S. Attorney Kirsch. Mahmoud Alshuaibi, 38, of Hickory Hills, Illinois, has been charged with wire fraud, theft from a local government receiving federal funds, and making a false and fraudulent […]

Cyber Crimes: Ten Defendants Charged With Illegally Conducting Multi-Million Dollar Sports Gambling

Ten Defendants Charged With Illegally Conducting Multi-Million Dollar Sports Gambling Business Ten defendants have been charged in federal court with conspiring to illegally conduct a multi-million dollar sports gambling business in the Chicago area. VINCENT DELGIUDICE, also known as “Uncle Mick,” directed an operation that accepted wagers from as many as 1,000 gamblers on the […]

Financial Fraud: William Brian Mulder Charged With Defrauding Five Federally Insured Financial Institutions

Man Charged with Defrauding Banks and Investors of $5 Million A Tulsa man was charged this week in U.S. District Court with defrauding five federally insured financial institutions and two investor families of more than $5 million dollars, announced U.S. Attorney Trent Shores William Brian Mulder, 61, is charged with 26 counts of Bank Fraud; […]

Cyber Crime: LESTER COLEMAN Indicted For Allegedly Fraudulently Obtaining Millions in Chicago Housing Authority Contracts

Construction Company Owner Charged With Fraudulently Obtaining More Than $2.75 Million in Chicago Housing Authority Contracts The owner of a construction company has been indicted for allegedly fraudulently obtaining more than $2.75 million in Chicago Housing Authority contracts designed to benefit minority-owned businesses. LESTER COLEMAN owned Coleman Development Corp., a Chicago-based construction company and certified […]

Tax Fraud: MICHAEL MAGNALDI Pled Guilty To One Count Of Aiding And Assisting In The Filing Of False Tax Returns

Pelham- And Bronx-Based Tax Preparer Pleads Guilty In White Plains Federal Court To Preparing And Filing False Income Tax Returns Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and Jonathan D. Larsen, the Special Agent-in-Charge of the New York Field Office of the Internal Revenue Service, Criminal Investigation (“IRS-CI”), […]

Financial Fraud: Chad Focus Pleaded Guilty Today To a Federal Wire Fraud Conspiracy

Rap Artist “Chad Focus” Pleads Guilty to Federal Wire Fraud Conspiracy Used His Company Credit Card to Make More Than $4.1 Million in Unauthorized Purchases to Promote His Brand and Enrich Himself and His Co-conspirators Baltimore, Maryland – Chad Arrington, a/k/a “Chad Focus,” age 32, of Randallstown, Maryland, pleaded guilty today to a federal wire […]

Financial Fraud: Charles Thomas Sebesta Pleaded Guilty To One Count Of Wire Fraud And One Count Of Bank Fraud

Ex-Chairman of Christian Science Church in Los Angeles Pleads Guilty to Criminal Charges of Stealing $11 Million from Church LOS ANGELES – The former chairman of the board for the Fifth Church of Christ, Scientist, of Los Angeles pleaded guilty today to federal criminal charges that he stole more than $11 million in church money […]

Financial Fraud: Bahram Karimi Was Charged With Conspiring To Commit Bank Fraud, Bank Fraud, And Making False Statements

Iranian National Charged with Bank Fraud and Lying to Federal Agents in Connection with a Scheme to Use the U.S. Financial System to Send More Than $115 Million to Iranian Individuals and Entities The Department of Justice announced that Bahram Karimi was charged with conspiring to commit bank fraud, bank fraud, and making false statements […]