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University of Kansas Researcher Indicted for Fraud for Failing to Disclose Conflict of Interest with Chinese University

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, August 21, 2019 A researcher at the University of Kansas (KU) was indicted today on federal charges of hiding the fact he was working full time for a Chinese university while doing research at KU funded by the U.S. government. Feng “Franklin” Tao, 47, […]

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Former Bank Executive Found Guilty in $15 Million Construction Loan Fraud Scheme

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, August 20, 2019 A former Kansas bank executive was found guilty by a federal jury yesterday for his participation in a bank fraud scheme to obtain a $15 million construction loan for certain bank customers based upon false and fraudulent representations.  The loan was shared among 26 […]

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Sales Executive of American Furniture Company Pleads Guilty to Procurement Fraud

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, June 10, 2019 The vice president of sales for an American furniture manufacturer pleaded guilty today for obtaining his competitors’ confidential bid proposals in an effort to win a State Department contract to provide furniture to a U.S. embassy abroad. Assistant Attorney General Brian […]

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Kansas Cardiologist and His Practice Pay $5.8 Million to Resolve Alleged False Billings for Unnecessary Cardiac Procedures

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, May 30, 2019 Joseph P. Galichia M.D., a Wichita, Kansas, cardiologist, has agreed to pay $5.8 million to resolve allegations that he and his medical group, Galichia Medical Group, P.A. (GMED), violated the False Claims Act by improperly billing federal health care programs for […]