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Former Doctor Sentenced to Prison for Unlawfully Dispensing Vicodin and Defrauding the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Health Plan

Department of JusticeU.S. Attorney’s Office Western District of Pennsylvania FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, May 9, 2019 PITTSBURGH, Pa. – A former Pittsburgh radiologist has been sentenced in federal court to two years (24 months) in prison, three years’ supervised release, and order to pay a fine of $15,000 and restitution in the amount of $728 […]

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Health Care Fraud Medication Fraud Our Daily News Pennsylvania US Department of Justice (DOJ)

Liberation Way Doctor Pleads Guilty To Health Care Fraud

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office Eastern District of Pennsylvania FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, May 9, 2019 PHILADELPHIA – U.S. Attorney William M. McSwain announced that Dr. Domenick Braccia, 57, of Perkasie, PA entered a plea of guilty before Judge Wendy Beetlestone on one count of conspiracy to commit health care fraud.  The charges against […]

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Doctor And Physical Therapist Found Guilty Of Participating In $30 Million Scheme To Defraud Medicare And Medicaid

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office Southern District of New York FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, May 9, 2019 Geoffrey S.  Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced today that medical doctor PAUL J. MATHIEU and physical therapy doctor HATEM BEHIRY were each found guilty of participating in a $30 […]

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Oahu Physical Therapist Sentenced To 42 Months For Multi-Million Dollar Health Care Fraud Scheme

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Hawaii FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, May 9, 2019 HONOLULU – Garrett Okubo, 52, of Honolulu, Hawaii, was sentenced today to 42 months of imprisonment for committing health care fraud. As part of his sentence, Okubo must pay $3.7 million in restitution, $3.7 million in forfeiture, and must […]

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FORMER DONA ANA COUNTY DOCTOR SENTENCED TO 108 MONTHS FOR CONVICTION ON UNLAWFUL DISTRIBUTION OF PRESCRIPTION PAINKILLERS AND HEALTH CARE FRAUD CHARGES

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office District of New Mexico FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, May 9, 2019 Physician’s Medical License Revoked in 2012              ALBUQUERQUE – Pawankumar Jain, 66, a former physician, was sentenced today in federal court in Las Cruces, N.M., to 108 months in prison and three years of supervised release for unlawfully […]

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Pain Doctor Sentenced For Using Patient Names Fraudulently To Obtain Controlled Substances

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office Western District of New York FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, May 13, 2019 CONTACT: Barbara BurnsPHONE: (716) 843-5817FAX #: (716) 551-3051 BUFFALO, N.Y. – U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that Dr. Paul Biddle, 54, of Amherst, NY, who was convicted of identity theft and possession of unlawful hydromorphone HCL, was sentenced […]

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Doctor Described As ‘Candy Man’ And ‘El Chapo Of Opioids’ Charged With Distributing Opioids To Patients

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office District of New Jersey FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, May 13, 2019 NEWARK, N.J. – A Bergen County doctor has been charged with distributing opioids without a legitimate medical reason and falsifying medical records to cover it up, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Robert Delagente, 45, of Oakland, New Jersey, […]

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Fraud Schemes and their Characteristics – Resources to Help You Combat Mortgage Fraud

Fannie Mae is committed to working with our industry partners to help combat fraud by providing this list of fraud schemes and their characteristics. Common characteristics accompany most fraud-for-profit schemes, and identifying them can be helpful in determining whether a loan is part of a larger fraud scheme. Inconsistencies in the loan file are often […]

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Court Imposes Maximum Fine on Sinovel Wind Group for Theft of Trade Secrets

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, July 6, 2018 A manufacturer and exporter of wind turbines based in the People’s Republic of China was sentenced today for stealing trade secrets from AMSC, a U.S.-based company formerly known as American Superconductor Inc., announced Acting Assistant Attorney General John P. Cronan of […]

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Former Massachusetts State Trooper Sentenced For Overtime Abuse

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Massachusetts FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, May 10, 2019 BOSTON – A suspended Massachusetts State Police Trooper was sentenced today in federal court in Boston in connection with being paid over $5,900 for overtime hours that he did not work. Kevin Sweeney, 40, of Braintree, was sentenced by […]

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Two Parents in College Admission Case Plead Guilty

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Massachusetts FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, May 13, 2019 BOSTON – Two California parents charged in the college admissions case pleaded guilty today in federal court in Boston. Felicity Huffman, 56, and Devin Sloane, 53, both of Los Angeles, Calif., pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to […]

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Low-dose aspirin linked to bleeding in the skull, new report says

Taking low-dose aspirin to prevent heart disease and stroke is associated with an increased risk of bleeding in the skull in people without a history of those conditions, according to a new report. — Read on www.wmur.com/article/low-dose-aspirin-linked-to-bleeding-in-the-skull-new-report-says/27453962

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Federal authorities arrest dozens over alleged US immigration scam that offered fake marriages for $70,000 | Fox News

Federal investigators say they have arrested dozens of people in Texas Monday after busting a sham marriage scheme that charged foreigners up to $70,000 – and even provided them with a fake wedding album – to help obtain a legal immigration status in the U.S. — Read on www.foxnews.com/us/federal-bust-of-alleged-immigration-scam.amp