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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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; […]

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 […]

Financial Fraud: John Gregory Alexander Herrin Convicted Of One Count Of Interstate Transportation Of Stolen Property And Eight Counts Of Money Laundering

Jury Convicts Ex-employee Of Transporting Stolen Property And Money Laundering After $390,000 Disappeared From Armored Truck HELENA – A jury on Thursday convicted a Helena man who worked for GardaWorld of multiple crimes after he was accused of taking money stolen from an armored truck and spending it gambling and shopping in Las Vegas, day […]

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: 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 […]