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Aug. 31, 2016

United States Settles False Claims Act Allegations Against Coastal Spine And Pain For $7.4 Million

Jacksonville, FL – United States Attorney A. Lee Bentley, III announces today that Physicians Group Services, P.A., doing business as Coastal Spine and Pain (“Coastal”), has agreed to pay $7.4 million to the government to resolve allegations that Coastal violated the False Claims Act by performing medically unnecessary drug screening procedures.

Aug. 23, 2016

Former MCC Construction Company Officer and OwnerPleads Guilty to Conspiring to Defraud Government

WASHINGTON - Walter Crummy, a former officer and owner of MCC Construction Company (MCC), pleaded guilty to a federal charge of conspiring to commit wire fraud. Crummy also agreed to pay forfeiture in the amount of $105,618.

Aug. 22, 2016

Former Executives of Military Contractor Sentenced to Prison for Illegally Exporting Weapons Parts

Four former employees of Sabre Defence Industries, LLC (“Sabre”), a defense contractor formerly based in Nashville, were sentenced Friday in connection with their role in illegally exporting firearm components and other defense items, announced David Rivera, U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee.

Aug. 22, 2016

Former Navy Range Manager Sentenced To 18-months For Accepting Illegal Gratuities

Four former employees of Sabre Defence Industries, LLC (“Sabre”), a defense contractor formerly based in Nashville, were sentenced Friday in connection with their role in illegally exporting firearm components and other defense items, announced David Rivera, U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee.fine.

Aug. 19, 2016

California Woman Sentenced to 50 Months in Prison for Conspiring to Illegally Export Fighter Jet Engines and Unmanned Aerial Vehicle to China

Wenxia Man, aka Wency Man, 45, of San Diego, was sentenced today to 50 months in prison for conspiring to export and cause the export of fighter jet engines, an unmanned aerial vehicle – commonly known as a drone – and related technical data to the People’s Republic of China in violation of the Arms Export Control Act.

Aug. 19, 2016

Businessman Convicted of Offering Millions of Dollars to Department of Defense Procurement Official

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Razak A. Dosunmu, 61, of Washington, D.C., was convicted yesterday by a federal jury on charges of offering illegal gratuities to a procurement official with the U.S. Department of Defense, Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) while Dosunmu was negotiating aviation fuel contracts with DLA worth over $1 billion.

Aug. 2, 2016

Former Army Private Sentenced For Stealing FellowSoldiers’ Identities

TOPEKA, KAN. – A former private in the U.S. Army who was stationed at Fort Riley pleaded guilty and was sentenced Tuesday to two years in federal prison for stealing his fellow soldiers’ identities, Acting U.S. Attorney Tom Beall said today. In addition, he was ordered to pay more than $23,400 in restitution.

Aug. 1, 2016

Former Department of Commerce Employee Indicted onBribery Charges

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Raushi J. Conrad, 42, of Bristow, was arrested today on charges of conspiracy to pay and receive bribes, and acceptance of bribes by a public official.

July 28, 2016

United States Sues Former Executives of Government Contractor for Making False Claims in Connection with Reconstruction Contracts in Afghanistan and Iraq

The Justice Department announced today that the government has filed suit under the False Claims Act against Derish M. Wolff and Salvatore J. Pepe, respectively the former CEO and CFO of Louis Berger Group Inc. (LBG), for conspiring to overbill the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and other government agencies for costs incurred performing reconstruction contracts in Afghanistan, Iraq, and other countries, the Justice Department announced today. LBG is based in East Orange, New Jersey.

July 25, 2016

Former U.S. State Department Employee Convicted in $2 Million Government Contract Conspiracy

Kenneth Apple, 65, of Beaverton, Oregon, was convicted today by a federal jury on charges related to his role in awarding $2 million in micro-dairy contracts from the U.S. government for use in Iraq.