health care fraud

New Jersey News: Bergen County Insurance Broker, Lawrence Ackerman Admits Health Care Fraud

TRENTON, N.J. – An insurance broker with an office in Fort Lee, New Jersey, today admitted defrauding Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Lawrence Ackerman, 54, a resident of Old Tappan, New Jersey, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Anne E. Thompson in Trenton federal court to a superseding information charging … Continue reading New Jersey News: Bergen County Insurance Broker, Lawrence Ackerman Admits Health Care Fraud

New Jersey News: Atlantic County Man, Corey Sutor Admits Health Care Fraud Conspiracy

CAMDEN, N.J. – An Atlantic County, New Jersey, man today admitted defrauding New Jersey state health benefits programs out of millions of dollars by submitting fraudulent claims for medically unnecessary prescriptions, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Corey Sutor, 37, of Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, a Ventnor firefighter, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Robert … Continue reading New Jersey News: Atlantic County Man, Corey Sutor Admits Health Care Fraud Conspiracy

VIRGINIA News: Charlottesville, Husband and Wife Sentenced on Federal Health Care Fraud Charges

Charlottesville, VIRGINIA – A husband and wife, who enriched themselves by defrauding the Virginia Medicaid program, were sentenced this week in U.S. District Court on federal health care fraud and related charges, United States Thomas T. Cullen and Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring announced. Dennis Gowin, 67, of Dillwyn, Va., was sentenced earlier this week … Continue reading VIRGINIA News: Charlottesville, Husband and Wife Sentenced on Federal Health Care Fraud Charges

South Carolina News: Mount Pleasant Speech Therapist, Gena Randolph Sentenced to Over 9 Years in Federal Prison for Health Care Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft

Charleston, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon announced today that Gena Randolph, 44, of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, was sentenced to over 9 years in federal prison for executing a health care fraud scheme over the course of almost five years. Randolph’s sentence comes after a four-day trial in July prosecuted jointly … Continue reading South Carolina News: Mount Pleasant Speech Therapist, Gena Randolph Sentenced to Over 9 Years in Federal Prison for Health Care Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft

Pennsylvania News: TWELVE INDIVIDUALS CHARGED IN EXTENSIVE HEALTH CARE FRAUD CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD MEDICAID HOME CARE PROGRAM

Sixteen Defendants Have Been Charged to Date in Connection with the Conspiracy PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Ten residents of Western Pennsylvania, a resident of Georgia, and a resident of South Carolina were charged by a federal grand jury in a 22-count indictment related to a years-long conspiracy to defraud the Pennsylvania Medicaid program, United States Attorney … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: TWELVE INDIVIDUALS CHARGED IN EXTENSIVE HEALTH CARE FRAUD CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD MEDICAID HOME CARE PROGRAM

Texas News: Katy Woman, Joy Aneke Sentenced in Health Care Fraud and Kickback Schemes

HOUSTON, Ts. – The owner of three Houston area clinics has been ordered to federal prison following her conviction of conspiracy to commit health care fraud, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick. Joy Aneke, 51, of Katy, entered her plea on May 16, 2018. Today, U.S. District Judge Kenneth M. Hoyt handed Aneke a 36-month sentence … Continue reading Texas News: Katy Woman, Joy Aneke Sentenced in Health Care Fraud and Kickback Schemes

New York News: Manhattan U.S. Attorney Announces $2 Million Settlement Of Health Care Fraud Claims Against Metropolitan Retina Associates, Inc., And Dr. Kenneth Felder

Metropolitan Retina Associates and Dr. Felder Admit to Billing Medicare and Medicaid for Worthless and Unsubstantiated Imaging Studies of the Eye New York – Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and Scott J. Lampert, Special Agent in Charge for the New York Office of Inspector General of … Continue reading New York News: Manhattan U.S. Attorney Announces $2 Million Settlement Of Health Care Fraud Claims Against Metropolitan Retina Associates, Inc., And Dr. Kenneth Felder

Ohio News: COLUMBUS, Bernard Oppong, Doctor Practicing in Dublin Charged with Health Care Fraud, Distributing Controlled Substance Through Pain Cream Scheme and Suboxone Clinic

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A federal grand jury has charged a Central Ohio doctor with charges related to a health care fraud scheme that included marketing prescription creams in Sav-a-Lot and low-income neighborhoods and persistently mailing those creams to Medicaid customers, as well as prescribing and distributing Suboxone without medical necessity. Bernard Oppong, 60, of Blacklick, … Continue reading Ohio News: COLUMBUS, Bernard Oppong, Doctor Practicing in Dublin Charged with Health Care Fraud, Distributing Controlled Substance Through Pain Cream Scheme and Suboxone Clinic