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Owner Of Pickens Eye Clinic Convicted Of Medicaid And Medicare Fraud

Gainesville, Georgia – Matilda Lynn Prince has been convicted by a federal jury of twenty-nine counts of health care fraud for filing fraudulent claims with Medicare and the Georgia Medicaid program for optometry and ophthalmology services that were never provided … Continue reading

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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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Former Owner Of Pacific Hospital Gets 5-Year Imprisonment For Role In $40M Kickback Scheme

Santa Ana, California – A federal judge today sentenced the former owner of Pacific Hospital in Long Beach to 63 months in prison for overseeing a 15-year-long health care fraud scheme that involved more than $40 million in illegal kickbacks … Continue reading

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Owner Of Merida Health Care Group And Texas Mayor Charged With Money Laundering And Health Care Fraud

Texas – Four individuals, including a Texas mayor who was a licensed physician and medical director, and three owners of a health care company, were charged in an indictment unsealed today for their roles in a $150 million health care … Continue reading

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Owners Of Mercy Diabetic Supply Charged With Medicaid Fraud

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – A federal grand jury has charged Eunja Vasquez 55, and Lawrene Vasquez, 61, of Edmond, Oklahoma, with Medicaid fraud, announced Mark A. Yancey, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Oklahoma, and Mike Hunter, Oklahoma Attorney General.

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Two Saratoga Physicians Found Guilty Of Five Counts Of Health Care Fraud

San Jose, California – Vilasini Ganesh and Gregory Belcher were convicted of providing false statements to health benefit programs by a federal jury yesterday, announced United States Attorney Brian Stretch and Special Agent in FBI Special Agent in Charge John … Continue reading

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Alabama Doctor Pleads Guilty To Money Laundering And Drug Distribution Charges

Montgomery, Alabama – On Friday, December 8, 2017, Dr. Shepherd A. Odom, 78, of Alexander City, Alabama, pleaded guilty to charges of drug distribution and conspiracy to commit money laundering, announced United States Attorney Louis V. Franklin, Sr. Dr. Odom’s … Continue reading

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Owner Of Vidor Pharmacy Gets 28 Months Prison Sentence For Health Care Fraud

Austin, Texas – a federal judge sentenced Brian David Haney, 38-year-old partial owner of Vidor Pharmacy and Kevin Michael Gray, 45-year-old operator of Family Pharmacy, Inc., in the Houston area, each to 28 months in federal prison for bribery and … Continue reading

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Former Internal Revenue Service Employee Gets 20 Months In Prison For Health Care Fraud

U.S. Attorney Rick A. Mountcastle announced Wednesday a former IRS employee was sentenced to 20 months in prison for federal health care fraud related to misuse of government health insurance benefits.

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Coeburn, Virginia Physician Pleads Guilty To Federal Health Care Fraud, Distributing Ritalin

Acting U.S. Attorney Rick A. Mountcastle announced Thursday a Coeburn physician pleaded guilty to drug distribution and health care fraud charges. Seventy-eight-year-old Gurcharan Singh Kanwal of Wise, Virginia prescribed both hydrocodone and Ritalin to an undercover agent. As part of … Continue reading

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