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Aug. 21, 2019

Five Fraudsters Indicted For Million Dollar Scheme Targeting Thousands of U.S. Servicemembers and Veterans

A 14-count indictment has been unsealed today in San Antonio, Texas, charging five individuals with coordinating an identify-theft and fraud scheme targeting servicemembers and veterans. The charged defendants, who were based both in the Philippines and the United States, are alleged to have used the stolen personal identifying information of thousands of military members to access Department of Defense and Veterans Affairs benefits sites and steal millions of dollars.

Aug. 20, 2019

Arms Trafficker Convicted in Anti-Aircraft Missiles Scheme and of Other Arms Offenses Sentenced to 30 Years in Federal Prison

A black-market arms dealer with a long history of brokering machine guns, rocket-propelled grenades and anti-tank armaments – and who was found guilty last year in a scheme to sell and use surface-to-air missiles – has been sentenced to 30 years in federal prison.

Aug. 20, 2019

Arms Trafficker Convicted in Anti-Aircraft Missiles Scheme and Other Arms Offenses Sentenced to 30 Years in Federal Prison

A black-market arms dealer with a long history of brokering machine guns, rocket-propelled grenades and anti-tank armaments – and who was found guilty last year in a scheme to sell and use surface-to-air missiles – was sentenced yesterday to 30 years in federal prison.

Aug. 19, 2019

Government settles alleged False Claims Act violations with Sesolinc Group

The Sesolinc Group has agreed pay up to $2.4 million to settle allegations that they supplied defective products and submitted false claims to the Army, Department of Veterans Affairs and General Services Administration.

Aug. 8, 2019

Defense Contractor to Pay $3.3M to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations

United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced that Ambu, Inc. (“Ambu”), will pay $3.3 million to resolve False Claims Act allegations that it manufactured products in China and Malaysia for sale to United States government agencies in violation of the Trade Agreements Act (“TAA”).

Aug. 8, 2019

Man Arrested for Theft of Military Property

The United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, Robert J. Higdon, Jr., announces that BRYAN ALLEN faces federal charges of theft of government property.

Aug. 6, 2019

Brooklyn Man Charged with Illegally Exporting Rifle Parts to Russia

A criminal complaint was unsealed today in federal court in Brooklyn charging Vladimir Kuznetsov, a Russian national, with illegally exporting, attempting to export and conspiring to export firearm parts and accessories from the United States to individuals in Russia. Kuznetsov was arrested this morning in Dingsman Ferry, Pennsylvania, and will make his initial appearance this afternoon in Brooklyn before United States Magistrate Judge Sanket J. Bulsara.

Aug. 2, 2019

Georgia Man Sentenced For $6.5 Million Health Care Fraud, Money Laundering Involving Tricare, Other Victims

Michael Scott Burton, 52, of Decatur, Georgia, was sentenced to 96 months in federal prison yesterday after he pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy to commit health care fraud and wire fraud, conspiracy to commit money laundering, and money laundering. The sentence was announced today by Lawrence Keefe, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida.

Aug. 1, 2019

Telemarketer And His Companies Agree To Pay $2.5 Million To Settle Allegations That They Operated Telemedicine Schemes Involving Illegal Kickbacks And Unnecessary Prescriptions

United States Attorney Maria Chapa Lopez and U.S. Attorney J. Douglas Overbey for the Eastern District of Tennessee announce that Scott Roix, together with several entities through which he ran his telemarketing business, including HealthRight, LLC; Health Savings Solutions, LLC; Vici Marketing, LLC; and Vici Marketing Group, LLC (hereinafter collectively referred to as “marketing companies”), have agreed to pay $2.5 million to resolve allegations that Roix and these marketing companies violated the False Claims Act by causing the submission of false claims to federal healthcare programs in connection with telemedicine health care fraud schemes.

July 25, 2019

Federal Contractor Pays $435,000 to Resolve False Claims Act Exposure

Silvus Technologies, Inc., a California based company specializing in wireless communication systems, agreed today to pay $435,806 to resolve a False Claims Act investigation into the company's cost-based billing on government contracts.