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Nov. 7, 2016

Medical Device Maker Biocompatibles Pleads Guilty to Misbranding and Agrees to Pay $36 Million to Resolve Criminal Liability and False Claims Act Allegations

Pennsylvania-based medical device manufacturer Biocompatibles Inc., a subsidiary of BTG plc, pleaded guilty today to misbranding its embolic device LC Bead and will pay more than $36 million to resolve criminal and civil liability arising out of its illegal conduct, the Justice Department announced today. LC Bead is used to treat liver cancer, among other diseases.

Nov. 4, 2016

Aerospace Parts Manufacturer Pays $2.7 Million to Settle Lawsuit Alleging it Failed to Perform Required Inspections on Parts

LOS ANGELES – Air Industries Corporation (AIC), a Garden Grove-based aerospace parts company, has paid the United States $2.7 million to resolve allegations that it falsely certified it had performed required inspections on aerospace parts used in military aircraft, spacecraft and missiles used by the Department of Defense.

Nov. 3, 2016

Two Southwest Ranches Residents Charged with Health Care Fraud, Payment of Kickbacks, Money Laundering and Obstruction of Justice

Serge Francois, 51, and Patrick Tonge, 40, both of Southwest Ranches, were involved with a scheme to defraud the TRICARE program, a health insurance program for military personnel and their dependents, and the Federal Employees Health Benefit Program (“FEHBP”), a health insurance program for employees of the Federal government.

Oct. 31, 2016

Two Individuals Ordered to Pay Over $4 Million in Restitution For Their Participation in a Conspiracy to Defraud Federal Agencies and Federal Contractors

Brian J. Garrahan, 42, and Kelly A. Spillman, 35, both of Delray Beach, Florida, were ordered to pay over $4 million for their participation in a conspiracy to defraud federal agencies and federal contractors by issuing fraudulent bonds to insure government contracts.

Oct. 26, 2016

Army Soldier Sentenced For Theft Of Military Property

RALEIGH - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of North Carolina announced that today in Federal court, Chief United States District Judge James C. Dever III sentenced CHRISTOPHER A. MANN, 33, of Hampton, Virginia to 20 months imprisonment and ordered him to pay $940,460 in restitution to the United States Army.

Oct. 24, 2016

Georgia Doctor Sentenced to Prison for Health Care Fraud

ATLANTA - Robert E. Windsor, an Atlanta-area physician, has been sentenced to federal prison for filing over $1.1 million in false claims for surgical monitoring services that he did not perform.

Oct. 21, 2016

United States Settles False Claims Act Allegations Against Compound Pharmacy Owner For $4.25 Million

Jacksonville, FL - United States Attorney A. Lee Bentley, III announces today that Mark Gilmore has agreed to pay the government $4.25 million to resolve allegations that he violated the False Claims Act.

Oct. 18, 2016

Three Military Members Indicted For Paying Kickbacks To Tricare Beneficiaries To Obtain Prescriptions For Compounded Medications

Tampa, FL - United States Attorney A. Lee Bentley, III announces the return of an indictment charging Cordera Hill (27, Tampa), Anthonio Miller (25, Tampa), and Rashad Barr (24, St. Petersburg) with one count of conspiracy and nine counts of offering to pay and paying kickbacks in connection with a federal health care benefit program.

Oct. 14, 2016

Nutritional Supplement Provider and CEO Plead Guilty To False Claims Act Violations

MADISON, WIS. - John W. Vaudreuil, United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, announced that the United States has reached a global settlement with NeuroScience, Inc., Pharmasan Labs, Inc., and Gottfried Kellermann, 75, the founder of both companies, to resolve criminal and civil liability arising from violating laboratory testing requirements and manipulating testing data.

Oct. 14, 2016

Former NCIS Supervisory Special Agent Sentenced to 12 Years in Prison for Taking Bribes from Foreign Defense Contractor in Massive Fraud and Corruption Scandal

SAN DIEGO - Former Naval Criminal Investigative Service supervisory special agent John Beliveau II was sentenced in federal court today to 12 years in prison for disclosing sensitive law enforcement reports to a foreign defense contractor who was the target of a criminal fraud investigation in exchange for cash, luxury travel and the services of prostitutes.