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April 9, 2015

Two Cardiovascular Disease Testing Laboratories to Pay $48.5 Million to Settle Claims of Paying Kickbacks and Conducting Unnecessary Testing

Cardiovascular testing disease laboratories Health Diagnostics Laboratory Inc. (HDL), of Richmond, Virginia, and Singulex Inc., of Alameda, California, have agreed to resolve allegations that they violated the False Claims Act by paying remuneration to physicians in exchange for patient referrals and billing federal health care programs for medically unnecessary testing, the Department of Justice announced today.

April 2, 2015

Husband and Wife Indicted in $1.5 Million Fraud Conspiracy

A federal grand jury returned a superseding indictment charging Shaun Tucker, a/k/a “Shawn Turner,” and “Mark Tyler,” and his wife, Joanne Tucker, a/k/a “Joanne Krcma,” “Jill Swanson,” and “Jocelyn Turner,” both age 49, of Keymar, Maryland with stealing over $1.5 Million in employee benefits.

April 2, 2015

Seven Charged in Scheme to Pay Kickbacks to Boeing Official to Secure Contracts Related to Satellites Being Built for Government

Seven defendants have been charged in a scheme to pay kickbacks to a procurement official at a subsidiary of the Boeing Company that supplies satellites and satellite parts to federal government entities, including NASA.

April 1, 2015

Former Owner Of Defense Contracting Businesses Pleads Guilty To Illegally Exporting Military Blueprints To India Without A License

The former owner of two New Jersey defense contracting businesses today admitted that she conspired to send sensitive military technical data to India, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.

March 24, 2015

Imposter Sentenced To Prison For Resume Fraud, Fraudulent Badges

United States Attorney A. Lee Bentley, III announces that U.S. District Judge James D. Whittemore yesterday sentenced Roy Antigua to one year and one day in federal prison for making a false statement in a matter within the jurisdiction of the federal government and wrongful possession of federal government identification badges.

March 23, 2015

Federal Jury Convicts Scientists Of Wire Fraud, Identity Theft, And Obstruction

United States Attorney A. Lee Bentley, III announces that a federal jury has found Mahmoud Aldissi (a/k/a, Matt) and Anastassia Bogomolova (a/k/a, Anastasia) guilty of conspiracy to commit wire fraud, wire fraud (7 counts), aggravated identity theft (5 counts), and falsification of records involving a federal investigation (2 counts). Aldissi and Bogomolova each face a maximum penalty of 20 years in federal prison.

March 20, 2015

Former Defense Contractor Pleads Guilty To Paying Bribes In Iraq

United States Attorney A. Lee Bentley, III announces that Ankana Pecault Stovall (47, Riverview) has pleaded guilty to an indictment charging her with conspiracy to pay gratuities and supplement the salary of members of the U.S. military in order to gain favorable contracting treatment in Iraq.

March 13, 2015

Lebanon Service Man Charged For Conspiracy To Receive Bribes While Serving In Afghanistan

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, announced today that charges have been filed in U.S. District Court in Harrisburg against Timothy H. Albright, age 37, of Lebanon, Pennsylvania, charging him with conspiracy to receive bribes while serving in the United States Army at Bagram, Afghanistan.

March 12, 2015

Army Contracting Official Pleads Guilty in Pentagon Bribery Scheme

James Glenn Warner, 44, of Manassas, Virginia, waived indictment and pleaded guilty to soliciting a $500,000 bribe from executives working for a private company on a contract that Warner managed out of the Pentagon.

March 12, 2015

Owner of Virginia-Based Company Sentenced For Providing Gratuities to Federal Contracting Official Company Earlier Agreed to Pay $300,000 Criminal Penalty for Its Conduct

Harry I. Martin, Jr., the owner, president, and chief executive officer of a Virginia-based information technology company, Intelligent Decisions, Inc., was sentenced today to six months home confinement and a $250,000 fine on a federal charge stemming from illegal gratuities that he and his company provided to a former contracting official with the U.S. Department of the Army in return for preferential treatment and government contracts.