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Dec. 19, 2018

Palm Beach Sales Representative Sentenced to Prison for Money Laundering Scheme Involving Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment Centers and Clinical Laboratories

A top sales representative was sentenced to prison today for his participation in a money laundering conspiracy involving alcohol and drug addiction treatment centers and clinical laboratories.

Dec. 19, 2018

Vancouver, Washington Toxicology Testing Lab Settles Allegations it Paid Kickbacks for Government Program Business

Molecular Testing Labs Allegedly Violated the False Claims Act and the Anti-Kickback Statute by Paying for Referrals of Medicare and TRI CARE Program Business.

Dec. 14, 2018

Appeals Court Upholds Scientists' Fraud Convictions

United States Attorney Maria Chapa Lopez announces that the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has affirmed the convictions for two Belleair Beach scientists, Mahmoud Aldissi (a/k/a Matt) and his wife Anastassia Bogomolova (a/k/a Anastasia), for conspiracy to commit wire fraud, wire fraud, aggravated identity theft, and falsification of records.

Dec. 13, 2018

Owner and Four Former Employees of New England Compounding Center Convicted Following Trial

An owner and four former employees of New England Compounding Center (NECC) were convicted today by a federal jury for their roles at NECC, the company that caused the 2012 nationwide fungal meningitis outbreak. The outbreak was the largest public health crisis ever caused by a pharmaceutical drug. With today's convictions, 11 former owners, executives, and employees of NECC have been convicted of federal criminal charges.

Dec. 13, 2018

Four South Florida Residents and Jet Link, Inc. Charged with Aircraft Parts Fraud

Four individuals and a company were charged in a five-count indictment in connection with their operation of Jet Link, Inc., an aircraft parts broker based in Margate, Florida.

Dec. 11, 2018

Aurora Health Care, Inc. Agrees to Pay $12 Million to Settle Allegations Under the False Claims Act and the Stark Law

United States Attorney Matthew D. Krueger announced today that Aurora Health Care, Inc. (“Aurora”) has agreed to pay $12 million to the United States and State of Wisconsin to settle allegations that Aurora violated the False Claims Act by submitting claims to Medicare and Medicaid in violation of the Stark Law. Aurora and its affiliates (“Aurora”) are part of Advocate Aurora Health, Inc., an integrated health care system that serves patients throughout eastern Wisconsin, Illinois, and the upper peninsula of Michigan.

Dec. 7, 2018

Former Owner of Sleep Study Businesses Sentenced for Fraud

A Sterling woman was sentenced today to 7 years in prison for health care fraud and tax charges for operating a fraudulent sleep study clinic in Northern Virginia.

Dec. 6, 2018

Baltimore Man Pleads Guilty to Running Tax Refund Scam in Central New York

Arkmallah Hilliard, age 38, of Baltimore, Maryland, pied guilty today to conspiring to defraud the United States and admitted to receiving more than $400,000 as a result of filing hundreds of fraudulent tax returns.

Nov. 29, 2018

Explo officials sentenced for roles in conspiracy that led to illegal dumping of munitions and explosion at Camp Minden

United States Attorney David C. Joseph announced today that officials of Explo Systems, Inc., were sentenced for their roles in a criminal conspiracy. "The defendants sentenced today used Camp Minden here in Northwest Louisiana as the largest illegal dumping ground of military explosives in the history of the United States -at over 15.6 million pounds of explosives," United States Attorney David C.Joseph stated. "I want to thank our federal and state law enforcement partners for their commitment to protecting Louisiana's citizens and environment. Those who endanger the safety of our community to satisfy their own greed will be held accountable."

Nov. 29, 2018

5 Inmates Among 15 Defendants Indicted for Wire Fraud, Extortion, and Money Laundering Scheme at SCDC

United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon announced today that 15 individuals from South Carolina and North Carolina were charged in federal court with Conspiracy to Commit Wire Fraud, Extortion, and Money Laundering.