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South Florida Pill Mill Owner Sentenced to Prison for Role in $2.2 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, June 13, 2019 The owner of a pain clinic and a pharmacy in South Florida was sentenced today to 78 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release for his role in a $2.2 million Medicare fraud scheme.  Assistant Attorney General Brian […]

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Medical Device Maker ACell Inc. Pleads Guilty and Will Pay $15 Million to Resolve Criminal Charges and Civil False Claims Allegations

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, June 11, 2019 ACell Inc. (ACell), a Maryland-based medical device manufacturer, pleaded guilty to charges relating to its MicroMatrix powder wound dressing product (MicroMatrix), the Department of Justice announced today. ACell entered a guilty plea before U.S. District Court Judge Ellen L. Hollander in […]

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Mandeville, Louisiana Neurologist Pleads Guilty for Role in Scheme to Unlawfully Dispense Controlled Substances and to Commit Health Care Fraud

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, May 30, 2019 A neurologist from Mandeville, Louisiana, pleaded guilty today for his role in a scheme to unlawfully prescribe controlled substances, namely oxycodone and hydrocodone, without performing required face-to-face examinations, and his role in a scheme to commit health care fraud.     Assistant Attorney […]

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Houston Patient Recruiter Sentenced to 188 Months in Prison for Role in $20 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, May 29, 2019 A Houston, Texas patient recruiter was sentenced to 188 months in prison today for her role in a $20 million scheme to pay illegal health care kickbacks to physicians and Medicare beneficiaries in order to fraudulently bill for medically unnecessary home […]

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Michigan Doctor Pleads Guilty to Role in $2.5 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, May 20, 2019 Michigan Doctor Pleads Guilty to Role in $2.5 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme A Southfield, Michigan-based doctor pleaded guilty today for his role in a scheme involving approximately $2.5 million in fraudulent Medicare claims for home health and physician services that were […]

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CEO of medical equipment company sentenced to 40 months for Medicare fraud

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office Southern District of Georgia FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, May 3, 2019 Criminal enterprise is first sentence in nationwide ‘Operation Brace Yourself’ SAVANNAH, GA: The chief executive officer of a string of Savannah-based durable medical equipment companies was sentenced to more than three years in prison for a scheme that defrauded […]

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South Florida Patient Recruiter Sentenced for Role In $1.6 Million Kickback Scheme

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, May 8, 2019 A South Florida patient recruiter was sentenced to 87 months in prison today for her role in a scheme involving approximately $1.6 million in Medicare claims for home health care services that were procured through the payment of kickbacks. Assistant Attorney […]

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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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Nigerian Man Pleads Guilty to Role in $8.3 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme and Related Money Laundering | OPA | Department of Justice

Nigerian Man Pleads Guilty to Role in $8.3 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme and Related Money Laundering | OPA | Department of Justice — Read on www.justice.gov/opa/pr/nigerian-man-pleads-guilty-role-83-million-medicare-fraud-scheme-and-related-money-laundering

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Michigan Home Health Agency Owner Sentenced to Prison for $8.3 Million Medicare Fraud | OPA | Department of Justice

Michigan Home Health Agency Owner Sentenced to Prison for $8.3 Million Medicare Fraud | OPA | Department of Justice — Read on www.justice.gov/opa/pr/michigan-home-health-agency-owner-sentenced-prison-83-million-medicare-fraud

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Medicare Advantage Provider to Pay $30 Million to Settle Alleged Overpayment of Medicare Advantage Funds | OPA | Department of Justice

Medicare Advantage Provider to Pay $30 Million to Settle Alleged Overpayment of Medicare Advantage Funds | OPA | Department of Justice — Read on www.justice.gov/opa/pr/medicare-advantage-provider-pay-30-million-settle-alleged-overpayment-medicare-advantage

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Refugee costs: $8.8 billion, $80,000 per immigrant, free welfare, Medicaid

America’s big heart in welcoming tens of thousands of refugees and asylum seekers from war torn and disaster-ravaged nations comes with a huge cost that is choking taxpayers — and barely making a dent in the worldwide refugee crisis, according to a new report. — Read on www.washingtonexaminer.com/refugee-costs-88-billion-80-000-per-immigrant-free-welfare-medicaid

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Michigan: Complaint filed against Sonic Drive-in Owner for Defrauding Medicare and Medicaid to the Tune of $1.2 Million

Michigan: Complaint filed against Sonic Drive-in Owner for Defrauding Medicare and Medicaid to the Tune of $1.2 Million Michigan: Complaint filed against Sonic Drive-in Owner for Defrauding Medicare and Medicaid to the Tune of $1.2 Million — Read on fraudscrookscriminals.com/2019/01/02/michigan-complaint-filed-against-sonic-drive-in-owner-for-defrauding-medicare-and-medicaid-to-the-tune-of-1-2-million/