April 5, 2023

Texas Laboratory Agrees to Pay $5.9 Million to Settle Allegations of Kickbacks to Third Party Marketers and Unnecessary Drug Tests

Genotox Laboratories Ltd., of Austin, Texas, has agreed to pay at least $5.9 million to resolve False Claims Act allegations that it paid volume-based commissions to third party marketers in violation of the Anti-Kickback Statute and submitted claims to federal health care programs for unnecessary drug tests.

April 5, 2023

Owings Mills Man Sentenced to More Than Five Years in Federal Prison for Transporting and Smuggling Firearms and Ammunition from the United States to Assist Separatists Fighting Against the Government of Cameroon

U.S. District Judge Richard D. Bennett today sentenced Wilson Nuyila Tita, age 47, of Owings Mills, Maryland, to 63 months in federal prison, followed by two years of supervised release, for conspiracy, for transporting firearms with obliterated serial numbers, and for smuggling firearms and ammunition from the United States to Nigeria.

April 5, 2023

Maryland Woman Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Defraud the Government

A Maryland woman pleaded guilty today in federal court in Boston to her role in a conspiracy to defraud the government of thousands of dollars from 2014 to 2018.

April 4, 2023

Orange County Pharmacist Sentenced to 15 Years in Federal Prison for Helping to Defraud U.S. Military's Health Plan Out of $11.1 Million

A licensed Orange County pharmacist was sentenced today to 180 months in federal prison for her role in a health care fraud scheme in which more than 1,000 bogus prescriptions for compounded medications were filled, costing Tricare, the United States military's health care plan, more than $11 million in losses.

March 31, 2023

Covenant Healthcare System and Physicians Pay Over $69 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations Related to Improper Financial Relationships

A regional hospital system and two physicians have paid over $69 million in three related civil settlements to resolve possible False Claims Act violations.

March 31, 2023

Military Contractors Convicted for $7 Million Procurement Fraud Scheme

A federal jury in the Northern District of Georgia convicted three military contractors today on one count of conspiring to defraud the United States and two counts of major fraud.

March 29, 2023

Utah Lab Owner Admits $89 Million Health Care Fraud Kickback Scheme Involving Cancer Genetic Screening Tests

A Utah resident today admitted his role in a $89 million health care fraud and kickback scheme involving genetic cancer screening tests (CGX Tests), Attorney for the United States Vikas Khanna announced.

March 28, 2023

Laboratory Corporation of America Agrees to Pay $2,100,000 to Settle False Claims Act Allegations Related to Overbillings on Department of Defense Contracts

Laboratory Corporation of America ("Labcorp") has agreed to pay the United States $2,100,000 to resolve allegations that it violated the federal False Claims Act by overbilling the Department of Defense ("DoD") for genetic tests performed by GeneDx, LLC, a third-party reference laboratory used by Labcorp to perform genetic tests for military members.

March 28, 2023

Government Contractor Pays $742,500 to Settle False Claims Act Allegations in Obtaining Contracts Reserved for Eligible Small Businesses

Advanced Systems Technology & Management, Inc. (AdSTM), a government contractor specializing in science and technology-based engineering and consulting located in McLean, and AdSTM's former CEO, Bing Ran, also of McLean, agreed to pay $742,500 to settle allegations that AdSTM used alter ego companies to allow AdSTM to obtain contracts "set aside" for contractors participating in the Small Business Administration's (SBA's) 8(a) Program, after AdSTM was no longer eligible under the 8(a) Program.

March 24, 2023

Former Florida Resident Charged in $101 Million Health Care Kickback Scheme

A former Florida resident living in Puerto Rico has been charged for his role in a $101 million durable medical equipment kickback scheme, Attorney for the United States Vikas Khanna announced today.