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Founder and Four Executives of Insys Therapeutics Convicted of Racketeering Conspiracy

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Massachusetts FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, May 2, 2019 First successful prosecution of top pharmaceutical executives for crimes related to the prescribing of opioids BOSTON – The founder and four former executives of Insys Therapeutics Inc. were convicted today by a federal jury in Boston in connection with […]

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Jury Convicts Doctor of Health Care Fraud, Distributing Controlled Substances through Pain Cream Scheme and Suboxone Clinic

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office Southern District of Ohio FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, May 2, 2019 COLUMBUS, Ohio – A jury has convicted a Central Ohio doctor with charges related to a health care fraud scheme that included marketing prescription creams in Sav-a-Lot and low-income neighborhoods and persistently mailing those creams to Medicaid customers, […]

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Two Pharmacists at New England Compounding Center Convicted by Federal Jury

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Massachusetts FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, May 3, 2019 Third verification pharmacist sentenced today BOSTON – Two former verification pharmacists at New England Compounding Center (NECC) were convicted yesterday of violating the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FDCA). The convictions mark the fourth and final trial resulting from […]

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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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Ashland Cardiologist Sentenced to 60 Months for Health Care Fraud and False Statements

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office Eastern District of Kentucky FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, May 3, 2019 COVINGTON, Ky. – Late yesterday, Ashland cardiologist Dr. Richard E. Paulus was sentenced, by U.S. District Court Judge David L. Bunning, to serve 60 months in federal prison for health care fraud and false statements.  In October 2016, a […]

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Ten, including Pharmacy Owners, Pharmacist, and Nurse Practitioner, Charged in Over $200 Million Prescription Drug Fraud

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office Northern District of Alabama FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, May 6, 2019 BIRMINGHAM – Ten defendants were charged in a 103-count indictment, including a nurse practitioner, and the owners, a pharmacist, managers, sales representatives, and billers, of a Haleyville, Ala.-based pharmacy, Northside Pharmacy doing business as Global Compounding Pharmacy.  The indictment […]

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New York Diagnostic Testing Facility Owners Plead Guilty in Multi-Million Dollar Health Care Fraud Scheme

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office Eastern District of New York FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, May 8, 2019 Earlier today, at the federal courthouse in Brooklyn, Tea Kaganovich and Ramazi Mitaishvili, the co-owners of diagnostic testing facilities in Brooklyn, each pleaded guilty to one count of health care fraud and one count of conspiracy to […]

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Rumford Man Sentenced to 3 Years of Probation for Social Security Fraud and Theft of Public Money

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Maine FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, January 29, 2019 Portland, Maine:  United States Attorney Halsey B. Frank announced that Raymond Brenneis, 59, of Rumford, Maine, was sentenced yesterday in U.S. District Court by Judge D. Brock Hornby to three years of probation for Social Security fraud and theft […]

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Five Individuals and Two Companies Plead Guilty to Felony Charges in Multimillion Dollar Scheme to Fraudulently Sell Popular Dietary Supplements | OPA | Department of Justice

Five Individuals and Two Companies Plead Guilty to Felony Charges in Multimillion Dollar Scheme to Fraudulently Sell Popular Dietary Supplements | OPA | Department of Justice — Read on www.justice.gov/opa/pr/five-individuals-and-two-companies-plead-guilty-felony-charges-multimillion-dollar-scheme

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HHS Releases Final Title X Rule Detailing Family Planning Grant Program | HHS.gov

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today issued the final rule to revise the regulations governing the Title X family planning program, which focuses on serving low-income Americans. — Read on www.hhs.gov/about/news/2019/02/22/hhs-releases-final-title-x-rule-detailing-family-planning-grant-program.html