March 12, 2018 —
A pharmacist and his employee were sentenced on Friday for their involvement in a $30 million health care fraud scheme against Tricare, the health care program for military service members, veterans and their families. This case was largest health care fraud case involving the Tricare program to go to trial.
Benjamin G. Greenberg, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, John F. Khin, Special Agent in Charge, U.S. Department of Defense Criminal Investigative Service (DCIS), Southeast Field Office, Christopher Cave, Special Agent in Charge, U.S. Postal Service, Office of Inspector General (USPS-OIG), Southern Area Field Office, Michael C. Curran, Special Agent in Charge, U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, Southeast Fraud Field Office, Peter H. Kuehl, Acting Special Agent in Charge, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Office of Criminal Investigation (FDA-OCI), Miami Field Office, and Scott Rezendes, Special Agent in Charge, U.S. Office of Personnel Management, Office of Inspector General (OPM-OIG), made the announcement.