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Criminal Investigation | Oct. 18, 2021

DOJ and CEO of defunct medical testing laboratory settle False Claims Act and Anti-Kickback Statute civil case


A False Claims Act/Anti-Kickback Statute civil matter was resolved today with an agreed $1.1 million payment by the former Chief Executive Officer of a now defunct medical testing lab, announced U.S. Attorney Nicholas W. Brown. Jae Lee, 50, of Bellevue, Washington, served as the CEO of Northwest Physicians Laboratory (NWPL) from January 1, 2013, until July 30, 2015. Lee has agreed to pay $500,000 within 30 days of the settlement agreement, with additional payments annually until full payment is made.