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Health Care Fraud: Joe David May Charged In Kickbacks Generate Expensive Compounded Drug Prescriptions

Doctor and Sales Rep Charged in $12 Million Fraud Scheme Targeting Tricare and Extensive Cover Up Kickbacks Generate Expensive Compounded Drug Prescriptions LITTLE ROCK—A doctor and a medical sales representative have been charged in a scheme to pay and receive kickbacks to generate expensive prescriptions for compounded drugs. TRICARE, the military’s health insurer, paid over […]

Health Care Fraud: Thomas Edward Spell Was Sentenced For His involvement In a Million Compounding Pharmacy Fraud Scheme

Pharmacy Owner Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Role in Largest Health Care Fraud Case Ever in Mississippi Nationwide Compound Pharmacy Fraud Scheme Involved Almost a Quarter of a Billion Dollars Hattiesburg, Miss. – Thomas Edward Spell, Jr., 51, a pharmacy owner in Ridgeland, Mississippi, was sentenced today to 10 years in federal prison […]

Financial Fraud: Michael Watts Convicted For Illegal Stock Promotion And Manipulation Scheme

Corporate Insider Convicted of Conspiring with Others at Long Island Boiler Room to Pump and Dump Stock on Unsuspecting Elderly Investors Illegal Stock Promotion and Manipulation Scheme Cost Victims Million of Dollars A federal jury in Central Islip returned a guilty verdict on all counts this afternoon against Michael Watts, a former registered broker, for […]

Investment Fraud: Hector Absi Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy To Commit Mail, Wire, And Securities Fraud

Former Chief Operating Officer of Davis Bio-Pesticide Company Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Commit Mail, Wire, and Securities Fraud SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Hector Absi, 51, of Las Vegas, Nevada, pleaded guilty today to one count of conspiracy to commit mail fraud, wire fraud, and securities fraud, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced. According to court […]

Financial Fraud: Michael Cary Lawing Sentenced For One-Count Felony Information Charging Him With Conspiracy To Commit Wire Fraud

Another Tech Support Fraudster Sentenced To Prison An American citizen who spent over a year running the day-to-day operations of a fraudulent tech support call center in Costa Rica is heading to prison. Michael Cary Lawing, 34, of Lincolnton, North Carolina, has been sentenced to serve 18 months behind bars for his role as the […]

Financial Fraud:Walter Konigseder Arrested On Investment Fraud Charges

Former Informix Executive Hauled Into Court On 19-Year-Old Indictment Regarding Alleged Investment Fraud Scheme Walter Konigseder arrested on investment fraud charges SAN FRANCISCO – This morning, former Informix executive Walter Konigseder appeared in federal court to face investment fraud charges laid out in an 11-count indictment filed in October of 2000, announced United States Attorney […]

Financial Fraud: Hardev Panesar Sentenced For His Leadership Role In An Immigration Fraud Scheme

San Diego Man Who Posed as a Federal Agent to Defraud Immigrants out of $2.5 Million Sentenced to 91 Months Assistant U.S. Attorney Andrew Young (619) 546-7981 and Assistant U.S. Attorney Meghan Heesch (619) 546-9442 SAN DIEGO – Hardev Panesar of San Diego was sentenced today in federal court by U.S. District Judge Gonzalo P. […]

Cyber Crime: Elvin Lewis Convicted Of Conspiracy To Commit Money Laundering And Money Laundering Charges

Man Convicted by South Florida Jury of Laundering More than $3 Million in Proceeds from International Cyber Scams FORT LAUDERDALE – Elvin I. Lewis, Jr., of Hollywood, Florida, was convicted today of conspiracy to commit money laundering and money laundering charges, following a five-day jury trial. The charges stemmed from his decision to launder more […]

Tax Fraud: Cubby Wayne Williams Was Found Guilty Of 22 Counts Of Assisting In The Preparation Of False Tax Returns

Inglewood-based Tax Preparer Convicted in Scheme that Sought More than $5 Million in Fraudulent Refunds LOS ANGELES – A tax preparer and ex-California Franchise Tax Board employee was found guilty by a jury today of federal criminal charges accusing him of defrauding the IRS out of millions of dollars by declaring bogus withholdings used to […]

Financial Fraud: Dwane Nevins Plead Guilty To An Indictment Charging Him With Corruption Related Crimes

Veterans Affairs Official Pleads Guilty to Six Corruption-Related Counts Arising from Scheme to Take Bribes To Rig Federal Contracts Business Associates, Charged with Offering and Arranging for the Payments, Have Also Pleaded Guilty DENVER – U.S. Attorney Jason R. Dunn announces that former U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs official Dwane Nevins, age 55, pleaded guilty […]

Financial Fraud: Dana Q. Roush Guilty Of a Conspiracy To Commit Mail Fraud And Equity Skimming

Greenville Business Owner Convicted in Federal Court of Conspiracy to Defraud Greenville, South Carolina —- United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon announced today that Dana Q. Roush, age 38, of Greenville, was found guilty of a conspiracy to commit mail fraud and equity skimming. A federal jury returned guilty verdicts late Wednesday evening after an […]

Financial Fraud: Compounding Pharmacy Have Agreed To Resolve a Lawsuit Alleging That They Violated The False Claims Act

Compounding Pharmacy, Two of Its Executives, and Private Equity Firm Agree to Pay $21.36 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations The Department of Justice announced today that compounding pharmacy Diabetic Care Rx LLC, or Patient Care America (PCA), PCA’s Chief Executive Officer Patrick Smith, PCA’s former Vice President of Operations Matthew Smith, and private […]

Financial Fraud: Group Of 25 Individuals Charges In Healthcare Fraud Schemes

25 Southern California Defendants Face Federal Charges Alleging Fraud Schemes that Cost Health Care Programs Millions of Dollars LOS ANGELES – A local health care fraud enforcement action has resulted in federal charges against of 25 Southern California defendants for their alleged involvement in healthcare fraud schemes that fraudulently sought over $150 million from the […]

Financial Fraud: 29 Individuals Indicted For Drug Conspiracy And Money Laundering

29 Defendants Indicted For Drug Conspiracy, International Money Laundering, Money Laundering Conspiracy, And/Or Related Charges MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announced that Enrique Pacheco, age 30, of McAlester; Liliana Alvarez Soto, age 22, of Oklahoma City; Leroy Carl Fox, age 40, of McAlester; Matthew Scott Scraper, […]

Financial Fraud: Edvin Ovasapyan, Hakob Kojoyan, Lorik Papyan, and Stephen Silverman Indected For their Roles In An Alleged Scheme To Defraud Purchasers Of Prescription Drugs

Four Defendants Charged In $70 Million Wire Fraud Conspiracy Involving Black Market HIV Medications SAN FRANCISCO – A federal grand jury returned a superseding indictment charging Edvin Ovasapyan, Hakob Kojoyan, Lorik Papyan, and Stephen Silverman for their respective roles in an alleged scheme to defraud purchasers of prescription drugs, announced United States Attorney David L. […]

Ta Fraud: Joseph Kenny Batts Convicted On Charges Of Conspiracy To Defraud The IRS

Tax Preparer Convicted of Conspiracy to Defraud IRS and Preparing False Tax Returns TRENTON, N.J. – A Maryland man working as a tax preparer in New Jersey was convicted today on charges of conspiracy to defraud the IRS by preparing false income tax returns for clients in order to boost business at tax preparation companies […]

Financial Fraud: Kelley Rogers Defrauded Countless Citizens Across The Country Who Sought To Participate In The Political Process

Political Consultant Pleads Guilty to Fraud Scheme Involving Scam PACs ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A Maryland political consultant pleaded guilty today to wire fraud as a result of his fraudulent scheme to solicit millions of dollars in political contributions through several scam-PACs that he founded and advertised as supporting candidates for office and other political causes. […]

Financial Fraud: Shiraaz Sookralli Pled Guilty For Leading A Fraud Scheme

Former Salesman of Porsche Dealership Pleads Guilty to Over $3 Million Fraud Scheme Involving Non-Existent Rare Porsche Models On September 13, 2019, a former salesman for Copans Motorsports d/b/a Champion Porsche, Shiraaz Sookralli, 45, of Plantation, pled guilty for leading a fraud scheme in which he entered into bogus sales orders for the sale of […]