Progressive Group Of Insurance Companies Agree To Pay $2M To Resolve False Claims Allegations

Acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick announced Tuesday two insurance companies part of the Progressive Group of Insurance Companies have agree to pay over $2 million to resolve allegations that they violated the False Claims Act.

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New Jersey Cardiologist Plead Guilty To Bribery Scheme With BioDiagnostic Laboratory Services

Acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick announced Wednesday a New Jersey physician and his wife pleaded guilty to participating in a “test-referral bribe scheme” that was operated by Biodiagnostic Laboratory Services LLC located in Parsippany, New Jersey.

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Former Partner At International Law Firm Pleads Guilty To Insider Trading

Acting U.S. Attorney Joon H. Kim announced Saturday a former partner of an international law firm pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit securities fraud.

Walter C. Little, aka “Chet,” used his position to learn “nonpublic information” about several of the firm’s clients, including information regarding expected earnings and mergers. Little passed that information to Andrew M. Berke who traded on it. Little also used that information to place securities trades. Berke and Little made about $1 million in profits through their trading.

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Owner Of 9Rounds Gym, Eight Others Indicted For Drug Trafficking

U.S. Attorney Dana J. Boente announced Wednesday the former owner of 9Rounds Gym in Peninsula Center, along with eight others were indicted for money laundering and drug trafficking.

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Baltimore County Police Investigating Shooting In Dundalk, Victim In Serious Condition

Baltimore County Police say a man was seriously injured in a shooting Tuesday morning.

Approximately 5:35 a.m., police responded to the 1600 block of Manor Road in Dundalk to investigate a shooting. At the scene, the responding officers located a 32-year-old male suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper body.

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Prince George’s County Police Identify Victim Of New Carrollton Shooting

Prince George’s County Police responded to a shooting Monday afternoon in the 5300 block of 85th Avenue in the city of New Carrollton. At the scene, the responding officers located a 24-year-old male suffering from a gunshot wound to the body.

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Brooklyn Doctor Pleads Guilty To $30M Medicaid And Medicare Fraud

Acting U.S. Attorney Joon H. Kim announced Tuesday a Brooklyn physician and four others pleaded guilty to participating in a scheme to defraud Medicaid and Medicare.

Forty-four-year-old Dr. Mustaky U. Vaid, 54-year-old Marina Burman, 49-year-old Asher Oleg Kataev, aka “Oleg Kataev,” 47-year-old Alla Tsirlin and 37-year-old Ivan Voychak conspired to defraud Medicaid and Medicare of $30 million.

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Former Treasurer Of International Brotherhood Of Boilermakers Local 684 Pleads Guilty To Embezzlement

U.S. Attorney Dana J. Boente announced Tuesday a former secretary and treasurer of International Brotherhood of Boilermakers Local 684 pleaded guilty to embezzlement.

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Man Fatally Shot At Royal Farms Store In Baltimore’s Southern District

Baltimore Police say a 41-year-old was fatally shot at the Royal Farms Store Tuesday morning.

Approximately 1:15 a.m., police responded to the 400 block of Lawrence Street to investigate a reported shooting. At the scene, officers found a 41-year-old man suffering from gunshot wound to the stomach.

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Baltimore Police Identify Suspect In Monument Street Shooting

Baltimore Police say a 49-year-old male suffered a non-life threatening gunshot wound Monday. Through investigation, detectives were able to identify and arrest the suspect the same day.

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