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Feb. 23, 2018

Port St. Lucie Dermatologist Sentence on Obstruction and Fraud Charges

Physician Gary L. Marder, D.O., 61, of Palm Beach County, and owner and operator of the Allergy, Dermatology & Skin Cancer Centers in Port St. Lucie and Okeechobee, was sentenced yesterday in relation to his guilty plea to the crimes of obstruction of a health care investigation and health care fraud.

Feb. 22, 2018

Italian National Sentenced to 11 Months in Prison for Illegally Exporting and Attempting to Export Military Technology

Earlier today, in federal court in Brooklyn, Giovanni Zannoni, an Italian national and member of the Italian armed services, was sentenced by United States District Judge Pamela K. Chen to 11 months’ imprisonment for illegally exporting and attempting to export controlled military technology from the United States to Italy.

Feb. 22, 2018

Former Soldier Stationed at Fort Bragg Pleads Guilty to Cigarette Smuggling

The United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, Robert J. Higdon, Jr., announced that yesterday in federal court, before United States District Judge Terrance W. Boyle, JONATHON REX LEACH, 33, of Raleigh, pled guilty to one count of Conspiracy to Trafficking in Contraband Cigarettes.

Feb. 22, 2018

South Florida Doctor Sentenced in Medicare Fraud Scheme

Dr. Salomon Melgen was sentenced today to 17 years in prison, to be followed by three years of supervised release by the U.S. District Judge Kenneth A. Marra in West Palm Beach, Florida.

Feb. 21, 2018

Government Settles Claims Against Accountant For Tainted Compounding Pharmacy Proceeds

Ronald Combs and the Ronald Combs Healthmark Trust have agreed to pay to the government $650,000 to resolve allegations that Combs wrongfully deposited tainted compounding pharmacy proceeds into the Ronald Combs Healthmark Trust.

Feb. 20, 2018

Chief Executive Officer of Armored Vehicle Company Sentenced to More Than Five Years in Prison for Role in Scheme to Defraud the United States

The owner and chief executive officer of an armored vehicle company was sentenced today to 70 months in prison for his role in orchestrating a scheme to defraud the United States by providing the U.S. Department of Defense with armored gun trucks that did not meet ballistic and blast protection requirements set out in the company’s contracts with the United States.

Feb. 16, 2018

Tennessee Couple Sentenced To Prison For Unemployment Compensation Fraud

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced today that Earl Lafayette Hall, III, age 37, of Arlington, Tennessee, was sentenced on February 15, 2018, to 116 months’ imprisonment and three years’ supervised release by United States District Court Judge Sylvia H. Rambo for conspiracy, mail fraud, money laundering, and aggravated identity theft charges related to an unemployment compensation fraud scheme.

Feb. 12, 2018

Federal Jury Finds Scientist Guilty Of Defrauding NASA, Navy, And Missile Defense Agency

Tampa, Florida –United States Attorney Maria Chapa Lopez announces that a jury has found Akbar Fard (53, formerly of Tampa) guilty of wire fraud. He faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in federal prison; his sentencing hearing is scheduled for May 24, 2018.

Feb. 9, 2018

Tampa Resident Convicted for Involvement with Tricare Health Care Fraud Scheme

Tampa resident convicted in federal court in the Southern District of Florida for his involvement in Tricare health care fraud scheme, kickbacks and money laundering.

Feb. 6, 2018

Defense Contractor Agrees To Pay Over A Half-Million Dollars to Settle False Claims Act Allegations Relating to Charging Unallowable Costs on Army Contract

Integral Consulting Services, Inc. has agreed to pay the United States $505,838.00 to settle False Claims Act allegations that it submitted false claims to the United States by inflating certain indirect cost rates in connection with work performed on a Department of the Army contract.