Skyline Urology To Pay $1.85 Million To United States To Resolve False Claims Act Allegations

Skyline Urology has agreed to pay $1,850,000 to the United States to resolve claims under the False Claims Act alleging that the company submitted false claims to Medicare by billing for evaluation and management services that were not eligible for reimbursement. The company provides urology care in Southern California. It is headquartered in Torrance, California….

Owner Of Layfield & Barrett Law Firm Indicted On Money Laundering And Fraud Charges

Los Angeles, California – A personal injury attorney who was recently suspended by the California State Bar was indicted today on federal charges that allege he stole the majority of a multi-million dollar client settlement, most of which should have been paid to the victim of an automobile accident.

Patient Care America Facing Charges Related To Kickback Scheme Involving Compounded Drugs

Florida – The United States has filed a complaint in intervention against Diabetic Care Rx LLC d/b/a Patient Care America (PCA), a compounding pharmacy located in Pompano Beach, Florida, alleging that the pharmacy paid illegal kickbacks to induce prescriptions for compounded drugs reimbursed by TRICARE, the Department of Justice announced today.  The government has also brought…

Former Manager Of F & W Lawn Care & Landscape Gets 3 ½ Years In Prison For Defrauding Employer Of $1M

Peoria, Illinois – U.S. District Judge Michael M. Mihm has sentenced a woman who defrauded her former employer, a Bloomington, Ill., landscaping business, of more than $1,000,000. Yesterday afternoon, Dec. 12, Judge Mihm ordered that Tina Cozart, 55, formerly of Carlock, Ill., serve 42 months in federal prison. In addition, Cozart, currently of Fremont, Calif.,…