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Acting Manhattan U.S. Attorney Announces $49 Million Settlement With Biotech Testing Company For Fraudulent Billing And Kickback Practices

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Audrey Strauss, the Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Scott J. Lampert, Special Agent in Charge of the New York Regional Office of the U.S. Department of Health, Office of Inspector General ("HHS OIG"), Leigh-Alistair Barzey, Special Agent in Charge of the Northeast Field Office of the U.S. Department of Defense - Office of Inspector General's Defense Criminal Investigative Service ("DCIS"), and Christopher Algieri, Special Agent in Charge of the Department of Veterans Affairs ("VA"), Office of Inspector General, Northeast Field Office ("VA OIG"), announced today a $49 million settlement with PROGENITY, INC. ("PROGENITY"), a San Diego-based biotechnology company that provides molecular and diagnostic tests.