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May 22, 2024

After a seven-day trial, a federal jury returned guilty verdicts yesterday convicting Wayne I. Kacher, Jr., age 51, of Harford County, Maryland, on federal charges of conspiring to commit honest services wire fraud and bribery, honest services wire fraud, and bribery involving federal funds.

A Mississippi man who owned, operated, had financial interests in, or was affiliated with pharmacies, durable medical equipment (DME) companies, and a laboratory today admitted his role in a health care fraud scheme that caused losses to Medicare in excess of $51 million, Attorney for the United States Caroline Sadlowski announced.

May 22, 2024

President And Owner Of Baltimore County Business Convicted After Seven Day Trial For Honest Services Wire Fraud And Bribery

After a seven-day trial, a federal jury returned guilty verdicts yesterday convicting Wayne I. Kacher, Jr., age 51, of Harford County, Maryland, on federal charges of conspiring to commit honest services wire fraud and bribery, honest services wire fraud, and bribery involving federal funds.

May 22, 2024

Ringleader and Company Insider Plead Guilty to Defrauding Biochemical Company and Diverting Products to China Using Falsified Export Documents

The Justice Department today announced that Pen Yu, also known as Ben Yu, 51, of Gibsonton, Florida, and Gregory Muñoz, 45, of Minneola, Florida, have each pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud conspiracy for their roles in a scheme to fraudulently procure deeply discounted products from Massachusetts biochemical company Sigma-Aldrich Inc., doing business as MilliporeSigma, and export them to China using falsified export documents.

May 22, 2024

Mississippi Man Admits $51 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme Involving Durable Medical Equipment, Genetic Cancer Screening Tests, and Compounded Medications

A Mississippi man who owned, operated, had financial interests in, or was affiliated with pharmacies, durable medical equipment (DME) companies, and a laboratory today admitted his role in a health care fraud scheme that caused losses to Medicare in excess of $51 million, Attorney for the United States Caroline Sadlowski announced.

May 20, 2024

Government Contractor Settles Claims That It Billed for Personnel Who Lacked Required Security Clearances

Deloitte Consulting LLP, located in New York, agreed to pay $220,885.77 to settle claims that it billed the Department of Health and Human Services, Program Support Center (HHS-PSC) for labor performed by personnel who did not possess the security clearances required by a government contract.

May 17, 2024

Former Construction Contractor Sentenced for Crimes Involving Fort Drum Contracts

Sean O’Sullivan, age 61, of Sackets Harbor, New York, was sentenced yesterday in federal court in Utica to 2 years of Probation and ordered to pay $345,271.34 in restitution to the United States after previously pleading guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud in relation to government contracts and conspiracy to commit an offense against the United States by offering and giving gratuities to a former Fort Drum contracting officer.

May 15, 2024

Middlesex County Man Admits Structuring over $250,000 in Deposits to Evade Reporting Requirements

A Middlesex County, New Jersey, man today admitted structuring over $250,000 in bank deposits, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced. Abdel Elgendy, 67, of Piscataway, New Jersey, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Esther Salas in Newark federal court to an information charging him with structuring.

May 9, 2024

Defense Contractor Pleads Guilty to Fraud, Money Laundering and Unlawful Export of Military Data

A joint Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Tampa investigation led a former defense contractor to plead guilty to 25 counts of fraud, money laundering and the disclosure of sensitive military schematics for parts on various Department of Defense weapons systems.

May 7, 2024

Florida Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison and Ordered to Pay More Than $97 Million in Restitution for Participation in Multiple Health Care Fraud and Kickback Schemes

A resident of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, was sentenced in federal court to 120 months of imprisonment, to be followed by three years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay more than $97 million in restitution and to forfeit more than $30 million and the proceeds from the sale of a yacht for conspiring to commit health care fraud and conspiring to pay and receive unlawful kickbacks, First Assistant United States Attorney Troy Rivetti announced today.

May 7, 2024

DOJ resolves allegations Tacoma spine surgeon billed for unnecessary surgeries

U.S. Attorney Tessa M. Gorman today announced the resolution of a False Claims Act qui tam matter alleging a Tacoma physician billed government insurance programs for medically unnecessary spinal surgeries. CHI Franciscan Health and St. Joseph Medical Center will pay $745,654 to resolve the matter and former Orthopedic Surgeon Kevin Schoenfelder will pay $197,054 to resolve the case.