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Nov. 18, 2020

Jefferson County Doctor Convicted of Health Care Fraud Violations

A 43-year-old physician practicing in Beaumont has been found guilty of federal health care fraud violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney Stephen J. Cox today. Grigoriy T. Rodonaia, of Port Neches, Texas, was convicted by a jury this afternoon of 12 counts of health care fraud, three counts of aggravated identity theft, one count of making a false statement, and two counts of accepting kickbacks. The guilty verdict came following a four-day trial before U.S. District Judge Marcia Crone.

Nov. 17, 2020

Environmental lab analyst enters guilty plea to falsifying test results charge

U.S. Attorney Justin Herdman announced today that Andrew K. Ecklund, age 57, of Tallmadge, entered a plea of guilty to an indictment charging him with nine counts of wire fraud.

Nov. 12, 2020

Justice Department’s Procurement Collusion Strike Force Announces Eleven New National Partners

The Justice Department announced today that the Procurement Collusion Strike Force (PCSF) is adding 11 new national partners to the Strike Force, for a total of 29 agencies and offices committed on the national level to combatting collusion, antitrust crimes and related fraudulent schemes, which undermine competition in government procurement, grant and program funding.

Nov. 10, 2020

Taiwan Individual and International Business Organizations Charged with Criminal Conspiracy to Violate Iranian Sanctions

Chin Hua Huang, 42, a resident of Taiwan, was charged in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia with participating in a criminal conspiracy to violate U.S. export laws and sanctions against Iran. Also charged was Taiwan business organization DES International Co., Ltd. (DES lnt'I} and Brunei business organization Soltech Industry Co., Ltd. (Soltech).

Nov. 9, 2020

Jury Convicts Doctor of Scheme to Perform Unnecessary Surgeries on Women

NORFOLK, Va. – A federal jury convicted a Chesapeake doctor today on 52 counts related to his scheme to bill private and governmental insurers millions of dollars for irreversible hysterectomies and other surgeries and procedures that were not medically necessary for his patients.

Nov. 2, 2020

Oregon Military Department Employee Sentenced to Federal Prison for Role in Government Contracting Fraud

A former civilian program manager for the Oregon National Guard's Oregon Sustainment Maintenance Site (OSMS) was sentenced to federal prison today for making false statements in representing the operational status of military equipment used to maintain the U.S. Army's war-ready posture and billing for $6 million in repairs that were never done, announced U.S. Attorney Billy J. Williams.

Nov. 2, 2020

Marine Corps Reserve Official Charged With Conspiracy to Commit Bribery for Facilitating Over $1,900,000 in Defense Contracts

United States Attorney Peter G. Strasser announces that ERIK MARTIN, aged 48, has been charged by a Bill of Information with Conspiracy to Commit Bribery, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 371 and 201 (b )(2). If convicted, MARTIN faces up to five years imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release, a $250,000 fine, and a mandatory special assessment of $100.

Oct. 30, 2020

Former U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer Sentenced for Bribery Conspiracy with Foreign Defense Contractor

Former U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer Brooks Alonzo Parks was sentenced today to 27 months in prison and $25,405.76 in restitution for federal bribery conspiracy charges by U.S. District Judge Janis L. Sammartino.

Oct. 29, 2020

United States Files Complaint to Forfeit Iranian Missiles and Sells PreviouslyTransferred Iranian Petroleum

The Justice Department today announced the filing of a complaint to forfeit two shipments of Iranian missiles that the U.S. Navy seized in transit from Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) to militant groups in Yemen, as well as the sale of approximately 1.1 million barrels of Iranian petroleum that the United States previously obtained from four foreign-flagged oil tankers bound for Venezuela.

Oct. 21, 2020

Former Blue Bell Creameries President Charged In Connection With 2015 Ice Cream Listeria Contamination

A Texas grand jury charged the former president of ice cream manufacturer Blue Bell Creameries L.P. with wire fraud and conspiracy in connection with an alleged scheme to cover up the company's sales of Listeria-tainted ice cream in 2015, the Justice Department announced today.