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Sept. 10, 2019

Owners Of Pasco County Marketing Firm Plead Guilty For Conspiring To Pay Healthcare Kickbacks

Frank Monte (40, Valrico) and Kimberley Anderson (52, New Port Richey) today pleaded guilty to conspiracy to pay healthcare kickbacks. Each faces up to five years in federal prison and each has also agreed to forfeit $1,717,925.50 in assets.

Sept. 6, 2019

Pueblo Company Owner Pleads Guilty to Falsifying Records to Obstruct a Federal Investigation

United States Attorney Jason R. Dunn announces that Pueblo business owner Mary Catherine Grasmick pled guilty to falsifying records with the intent to obstruct a federal investigation.

Sept. 5, 2019

Doctor Agrees to Pay More Than $471,000 to Resolve Alleged False Claims Act Liability for Accepting Kickback Payments

In a civil settlement agreement with the U.S. Government, an orthopedic surgeon has agreed to pay $471,221.46 to resolve allegations that he knowingly accepted illegal kickback payments in exchange for prescribing pain creams compounded and produced by OK Compounding, LLC, announced U.S. Attorney Trent Shores.

Sept. 5, 2019

Defense Contractor Sentenced to Three Years in Prison For Conspiracy to Defraud U.S. Department of Defense, Conspiracy to Violate Arms Export Control Act, and Income Tax Evasion

The owner of two defense contracting firms was sentenced to 36 months in prison for providing non-conforming parts for military equipment, illegally sharing sensitive technical information and evading income taxes, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced today.

Sept. 4, 2019

North American Specialty Insurance Company To Pay Over $1 Million To Settle False Claims Allegations For Bonding Contractor In Small Business Administration 8(a) Program Fraud Scheme

U.S. Attorney Andrew Murray announced today that New Hampshire-based North American Specialty Insurance Company (NAS IC) has agreed to resolve allegations that the company violated the False Claims Act by bonding a South Carolina general contractor that submitted false claims to the United States for services performed under fraudulently obtained contracts from the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. These contracts had been set aside for companies that qualified for the U.S. Small Business Administration's (SBA) Section 8(a) Business Development Program. NAS IC has agreed to pay $1,040,035.20 to resolve the government's allegations.

Sept. 4, 2019

Long Island Aerospace and Defense Contractor Agrees to Repay $2.6 Million in Overbillings to the United States

Arkwin Industries, Inc., a Westbury, New York-based corporation, has agreed to pay a $2.6 million settlement to the United States, after self-disclosing its overbilling of the government and its prime contractors.

Sept. 4, 2019

Two Sapulpa Women Plead Guilty to Illegally Collecting More Than $350,000 in Death Benefits

Two Sapulpa women pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court to illegally taking more than $350,000 in Social Security and military retirement benefits that were meant for their mother, announced U.S. Attorney Trent Shores.

Aug. 30, 2019

Former Army colonel sentenced to federal prison for Fort Gordon fraud, kickback scheme

former active-duty U.S. Army colonel has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for accepting bribes to help steer military contracts to a business fraudulently claiming status as a small business.

Aug. 29, 2019

Tennessee Health Care Executive Sentenced to Prison for Role In $4.6 Million Kickback Scheme

A Tennessee health care executive was sentenced to 42 months in prison yesterday for her role in a $4.6 million kickback scheme.

Aug. 28, 2019

Dayton Technology Staffing Company Pleads Guilty in Connection to University Visa Fraud

A Dayton IT staffing company pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court yesterday to knowing about but failing to notify an authority of a federal offense, namely, visa fraud at Wright State University. The case was unsealed today.