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Mother, Son Face Prison Time for Pharmacy Fraud

A mother and son based in Miami were sentenced today to 120 months and 30 months in prison, respectively, for their roles in spearheading a $9.5 million health care fraud conspiracy that targeted Medicare Part D. Assistant Attorney General Leslie … Continue reading

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Pharmacist Sentenced to Jail for Medicare Fraud

Earlier today, Andrew Barrett, a New York pharmacist who operated pharmacies in Bronx, Queens, and Rockland counties, was sentenced to 43 months’ imprisonment to be followed by three years of supervised release.  As part of the sentence, he was ordered … Continue reading

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Oklahoma Health Services Co. Settles Whistleblower Lawsuit

Oklahoma City federal judge orders Atoka health co. and owner to pay $4.6M following Whistleblower Medicaid lawsuit An Oklahoma City federal judge on Friday ordered an Atoka health services company and its owner to pay more than $4.6 million in damages … Continue reading

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Oklahoma AG Announces Sentence for Two Metro-Area Prosthetists

OKLAHOMA CITY – Attorney General Scott Pruitt announced Wednesday that Brandon LaFuente, 38, and Billy Wilkerson, Jr., 45, both of Edmond, pleaded nolo contendre in response to six charges filed by the Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU). LaFuente … Continue reading

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Owner of Cancer Testing Lab Settles Whistleblower Complaint

The former owner of a Virginia-based pathology laboratory will pay the U.S. government up to $3.75 million to settle a whistleblower complaint filed under the False Claims Act alleging the defendant ordered his company to fraudulently bill Medicare and Medicaid for costly cancer … Continue reading

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Pharmacist Indicted for Falsely Billing Prescription Claims

A southwest suburban pharmacist was indicted on federal charges for health care fraud, federal law enforcement officials announced today. The defendant, WALTER BEICH, the owner and licensed pharmacist at Lockport Pharmacy, Inc. operating as Corwin Pharmacy, was charged in a … Continue reading

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