FLORIDA News: PENSACOLA, Four Individuals Charged in the Northern District of Florida as Part of National Health Care Fraud Takedown

Largest Health Care Fraud Enforcement Action in Department of Justice History Resulted in 76 Doctors Charged and 84 Opioid Cases Involving More Than 13 Million Illegal Dosages of Opioids PENSACOLA, FLORIDA – Michael Scott Burton, 51, of Decatur, Georgia; Marie Ann Smith, 54, of Auburn, Georgia; Bradley D. Pounds, 46, of Jacksonville, Florida; and Heather … Continue reading FLORIDA News: PENSACOLA, Four Individuals Charged in the Northern District of Florida as Part of National Health Care Fraud Takedown

Ohio News: Three from Northeast Ohio indicted for firearms crimes

Three people from Northeast Ohio were indicted in federal court on firearms charges. Ohio – Charged with being felons in possession of firearms and ammunition are: Jared M. Sebaugh, 30, of Olmsted Falls; Jose Colon, 34, of Cleveland; Calvin C. Cody, 36, of Cleveland; Sebaugh on May 15 possessed a Smith and Wesson, Model M&P-15, … Continue reading Ohio News: Three from Northeast Ohio indicted for firearms crimes

NEW YORK | BJ’s Wholesale Club shares soar on 1st trading day

NEW YORK (AP) — BJ’s got a warm welcome from Wall Street even as it continues to be a laggard in the highly competitive warehouse club market. Shares of BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. rallied more than 29 percent to close Thursday at $22 as it returned to the public markets after seven years. The … Continue reading NEW YORK | BJ’s Wholesale Club shares soar on 1st trading day

Pennsylvania News: PITTSBURGH, Varicose Vein Treatment Company Agrees to Pay $1,205,000 to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations

PITTSBURGH, Pa – Circulatory Centers of America, LLC, a Pennsylvania company that provided treatments for varicose veins in several states, together with related subsidiaries, its former owner and chief executive officer Thomas E. Certo, president David Gilpatrick, chief financial officer Everett Burns, and medical director Dr. Louis Certo, M.D., (collectively “Defendants”), agreed to pay the United … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: PITTSBURGH, Varicose Vein Treatment Company Agrees to Pay $1,205,000 to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations

South Dakota News: Fort Thompson Man, Casey World Turner Sentenced for Assault

Thompson, South Dakota – United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Fort Thompson, South Dakota, man convicted of Assaulting, Resisting, and Impeding a Federal Officer was sentenced on June 25, 2018, by U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange. Casey World Turner, age 30, was sentenced to 6 months in federal prison, followed by 2 … Continue reading South Dakota News: Fort Thompson Man, Casey World Turner Sentenced for Assault

South Dakota News: St. Francis Woman, Aprielle Poitra Sentenced for Escape from Custody

St. Francis, South Dakota – United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a St. Francis, South Dakota, woman convicted of Escape from Custody was sentenced by Chief Judge Jeffrey L. Viken, U.S. District Court. Aprielle Poitra, age 22, was sentenced on June 25, 2018, to 2 months in federal prison and ordered to pay a … Continue reading South Dakota News: St. Francis Woman, Aprielle Poitra Sentenced for Escape from Custody

PHOENIX | Melania Trump returns to border state amid separation outcry

PHOENIX (AP) — Melania Trump made a second trip to a border state Thursday to meet face to face with those dealing with her husband’s hard-line immigration policies. This time, she chose less controversial apparel. “I’m here to support you and give my help, whatever I can” on “behalf of children and the families,” Mrs. … Continue reading PHOENIX | Melania Trump returns to border state amid separation outcry

SACRAMENTO, Calif | California data privacy bill heads to Gov. Jerry Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California internet privacy bill that experts call the nation’s most far-reaching effort to give consumers more control over their data is headed to Gov. Jerry Brown after passing both chambers of the Legislature on Thursday. Under the bill, consumers could ask companies what personal data they’ve collected, why it was … Continue reading SACRAMENTO, Calif | California data privacy bill heads to Gov. Jerry Brown