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Owners Of Angel’s Recovery Plead Guilty To Health Care Fraud And Money Laundering Charges

Florida – Two treatment center owners pled guilty for their participation in a multi-million dollar health care fraud and money laundering scheme that involved the filing of fraudulent insurance claim forms and defrauded health care benefit programs.

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Owner Of Fertility Pharmacy Convicted In $4.3M Kickback Scheme

Florida – The owner of an Orlando, Florida-area pharmacy, a medical doctor and a patient recruiter were convicted today for their role in a kickback scheme involving pain and scar creams that resulted in the payment of approximately $4.3 million … Continue reading

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Miami Man Gets 2-Year Prison Term For Money Laundering

Baltimore, Maryland – On January 5, 2018, United States District Judge George L. Russell III sentenced Eugenio Labra, age 33, of Miami, Florida to two years in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for his participation in a nationwide … Continue reading

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Florida Nurse Gets 60-Month Prison Term For Tax Return Fraud

Tallahassee, Florida – Tangela Lawson-Brown, 41, of Midway, Florida, was sentenced yesterday to 60 months in federal prison after her conviction at trial in October 2017 for crimes arising from the filing of fraudulent federal income tax returns.  The sentence … Continue reading

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Former Employee Of The Wholesale House And Two Others Sentenced For Their Roles In a $4.5M Conspiracy

Jacksonville, Florida – United States District Judge Brian Davis today sentenced Justin Pennington (30, St. John’s County), Marcelene M. Keesbury (54, Ft. Wayne, Indiana), and Charles M. French (50, Ft. Wayne, Indiana) for their roles in a multi-million dollar conspiracy. … Continue reading

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Owner Of Beach Aviation Arrested On 56-Count Indictment

Florida – Robert Charles Brady, 36, of Fort Lauderdale, was arrested after being charged for wire fraud, filing false records in federal investigation and operating an aircraft without an airman’s certificate.  U.S. Magistrate Judge Dave Lee Brannon ordered that Brady … Continue reading

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Haven Hospice Reaches Settlement With Government To Resolve $5M False Claims Allegations

Jacksonville, Florida – Acting U.S. Attorney W. Stephen Muldrow announces that Haven Hospice (Haven), a hospice company headquartered in Gainesville, Florida, has agreed to pay $5,085,024 to resolve allegations that Haven violated the False Claims Act by knowingly billing the … Continue reading

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Former Tampa Police Department Gets Nearly 3 Years In Prison For Receipt Of Stolen Government Property

Tampa, Florida – U.S. District Judge Mary S. Scriven today sentenced LaJoyce Caldwell Houston (51, Riverview) to two years and nine months in federal prison for receiving stolen tax refunds. The Court also ordered her to pay $61,660.52 in restitution to the Internal Revenue Service. Houston pleaded guilty … Continue reading

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Owner Of Elite Home Care Gets 9 Year Prison Term For Role In $15M Medicare Fraud Scheme

Miami, Florida – The owner and operator of a defunct Miami, Florida home health agency was sentenced to 115 months in prison today for his role in a $15 million conspiracy to defraud the Medicare program. Acting Assistant Attorney General … Continue reading

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Executive Of Waters Club Holdings Indicted On Conspiracy And Fraud Offense

New Haven, Connecticut – John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, Patricia M. Ferrick, Special Agent in Charge of the New Haven Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and Joel P. Garland, Special Agent in … Continue reading

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