March 28, 2024

U.S. Attorney Announces $3.1 Million False Claims Act Settlement With Radiology Company And Its CEO For Fraudulent Billing Practices

The Radiology Group and Its CEO Admit They Failed to Ensure That U.S.-Based Radiologists Conducted a Meaningful and Adequate Review of Draft Reports Prepared by Contractors in India Before Sending Findings to Health Care Providers.

March 28, 2024

East Bay Man Pleads Guilty to Selling $3.5M Counterfeit Electronics Used in Sophisticated Military Weapons Systems

Steve H.S. Kim pleaded guilty today to a scheme to defraud the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) by selling over $3.5 million worth of fan assemblies to the DLA that were either counterfeit or misrepresented to be new. The plea was accepted by the Hon. Haywood S. Gilliam, Jr., United States District Judge.

March 28, 2024

Readout of Justice Department’s Procurement Collusion Strike Force’s Summit in Atlanta

The Justice Department, U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Georgia and the Procurement Collusion Strike Force (PCSF) hosted a summit today where procurement officials and law enforcement partners from across the Atlanta metropolitan area convened to raise awareness of collusion, corruption and fraud schemes that target government spending.

March 27, 2024

Twenty-Year Fugitive Sentenced to Federal Prison for Conspiring to Export Defense Articles to Iran

U.S. District Judge Richard D. Bennett sentenced En-Wei Eric Chang, age 48, a citizen of the United States and the Republic of Taiwan, residing in Taiwan, today to two years in federal prison, followed by supervised release of six months of home detention, for a conspiracy related to the export of defense materials to Iran.

March 27, 2024

Man Sentenced for $87M Healthcare Fraud Kickback Conspiracy

An owner of a durable medical equipment (DME) company was sentenced yesterday to three and a half years in prison and ordered to forfeit $1.8 million for his participation in a healthcare fraud kickback conspiracy.

March 26, 2024

Utah County Businessman Accused of Scamming $1.8M in COVID-19 Relief Funds is Arrested and Charged Federally

A Utah County businessman was arrested today after he was indicted by a federal grand jury in Salt Lake City on March 20, 2024, for wire fraud. Robert Blake Molling, 41, of Lehi, Utah, is accused of fraudulently obtaining over $1.8 million in federal government disaster relief funds.

March 25, 2024

Former Georgia Insurance Commissioner John Oxendine Pleads Guilty in Health Care Fraud Scheme

John W. Oxendine, the former Georgia State Insurance Commissioner, pleaded guilty today to conspiracy to commit health care fraud in which a co-conspirator and he referred unnecessary medical tests to a lab company in Texas in return for hundreds of thousands of dollars in kickbacks.

March 20, 2024

Philadelphia Pharmacy Criminal Pleas and Civil Resolutions Result in Multiple Criminal Convictions and Over $4 Million Recovered

U.S. Attorney Jacqueline C. Romero announced that two former pharmacy employees pled guilty, were sentenced, and settled civil allegations as to Philadelphia-based Spivack, Inc., previously operating under the name Verree Pharmacy (“Verree”).

March 19, 2024

Aventura Technologies, Inc. Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud and Illegal Importation for Reselling Chinese Goods as U.S.-Made

Earlier today, Aventura Technologies, Inc. (Aventura) pleaded guilty to committing mail and wire fraud conspiracy and illegal importation in federal court in Central Islip.

March 19, 2024

Washington State Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Marketing and Selling Low-Quality Ballistic Protective Equipment Produced in China to Dozens of Law Enforcement Agencies and the U.S. Military

A Washington State man was sentenced to federal prison today for knowingly and intentionally marketing and selling low-quality ballistic protective equipment produced in China to dozens of domestic law enforcement agencies and the U.S. Military. Jeffrey Meining, 42, of Vancouver, Washington, was sentenced to 12 months and one day in federal prison and three years’ supervised release.