July 12, 2024

Pharmaceutical Marketer Sentenced for Compounded Medications Fraud Scheme

A Texas pharmaceutical marketer was sentenced today to two years and five months in prison and ordered to pay over $59 million in restitution for conspiring to defraud the United States, receiving illegal kickbacks in exchange for compounded medications prescription referrals, and money laundering.

July 10, 2024

The Grand Health Care System and 12 Affiliated Skilled Nursing Facilities to Pay $21.3M for Allegedly Providing and Billing for Fraudulent Rehabilitation Therapy Services

Strauss Ventures LLC, doing business as The Grand Health Care System, and 12 affiliated skilled nursing facilities (collectively, the Grand) have agreed to resolve allegations that they violated the False Claims Act by knowingly billing federal health care programs for therapy services that were unreasonable, unnecessary, unskilled or that simply did not occur as billed.

July 9, 2024

U.S. Army Reserve Officer Admits to Military Pay Fraud While Another Is Charged

A second U.S. Army Reservist from Utah’s 76th Operational Response Command was indicted July 3, 2024, by a federal grand jury in Salt Lake City for military pay fraud that occurred at Fort Douglas, Utah, during the coronavirus pandemic.

July 8, 2024

Former Vice President of Miami Aerospace Company and Accomplice Sentenced to Prison for Involvement in Fraud Conspiracy

The former vice president of a Miami Aerospace company and his co-conspirator were sentenced to federal prison and ordered to pay over $2 million in restitution for their respective involvement in a mail, wire and honest services fraud conspiracy.

July 3, 2024

Former National Security Agency Contractor Sentenced To Thirteen Months In Federal Prison For Time And Attendance Fraud

U.S. District Court Judge Ellen L. Hollander sentenced Jacky Lynn McComber, of Elkridge, Maryland, to thirteen months in federal prison and ordered her to pay $176,913 in restitution for submitting false invoices to the National Security Agency (“NSA”) for overstating her hours worked on a contract and for making false statements to investigators from the NSA’s Office of the Inspector General (“NSA-OIG”).

July 3, 2024

Engineer charged with obstructing a criminal investigation into the cause of the Yanky 72 plane crash

A former Robins Air Force Base employee has been arrested for making false statements and obstructing justice during a federal criminal investigation into a 2017 military plane crash that claimed the lives of 16 service members.

July 1, 2024

Suburban Chicago Physician Pleads Guilty to Federal Health Care Fraud Charges

A suburban Chicago physician has pleaded guilty to federal health care fraud charges for billing Medicaid and private insurers for nonexistent services.

July 1, 2024

Former Defense Department Employee Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Government in Fake Invoices Scheme

A California woman pleaded guilty today to devising a multi-year scheme to defraud the U.S. government by submitting fake invoices for supplies that were never purchased and converting the stolen funds for her personal use.

June 28, 2024

U.S. Army Research Biologist Pleads Guilty To Engaging In A Bribery Scheme

Jason Edmonds, age 45 of North East, Maryland pleaded guilty today to a federal charge of bribery relating to a bribery scheme at the Aberdeen Proving Ground. The guilty plea was announced by Erek L. Barron U.S. Attorney for the District of Maryland, Special Agent in Charge William DelBagno of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Baltimore Field Office, Special Agent in Charge Christopher Dillard of the Department of Defense Office of Inspector General, and Special Agent in Charge L. Scott Moreland of the Army Criminal Investigation Division.

June 28, 2024

Georgia Chiropractor Admits $14.9 Million Health Care Fraud and Kickback Scheme Related to Durable Medical Equipment and Cancer Genetic Testing

Georgia chiropractor who owned or operated multiple durable medical equipment (DME) companies and a cancer genetic testing (CGx) company admitted her role in a health care fraud and illegal kickback conspiracy, Attorney for the United States Vikas Khanna announced today.