US Attorney’s Office

Former Bookkeeper Lauren Ransom Who Embezzled Employers Sentenced to 3 Years

A former bookkeeper was sentenced thursday to 3 years in prison and ordered to repay over $3 million, for failing to report to the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) money she embezzled from her employers. Benjamin G. Greenberg, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, and Michael J. DePalma, Acting Special Agent in Charge, … Continue reading Former Bookkeeper Lauren Ransom Who Embezzled Employers Sentenced to 3 Years

Five Former Salesmen For Morris County Clinical Lab Sentenced For Bribing Doctors In $100 Million Test Referral Scheme

NEWARK, N.J. – Five individuals were sentenced yesterday for bribing doctors in exchange for test referrals as part of a long-running and elaborate scheme operated by Biodiagnostic Laboratory Services LLC (BLS), of Parsippany, New Jersey, its president and numerous associates, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Doug Hurley, 38, of Hillsborough, New Jersey, and Kevin Kerekes, … Continue reading Five Former Salesmen For Morris County Clinical Lab Sentenced For Bribing Doctors In $100 Million Test Referral Scheme

Beach Aviation Owner Robert Charles Brady Sentenced to 7 Years in Prison for Aviation Fraud

Robert Charles Brady, 36, of Fort Lauderdale, was sentenced wednesday to 84 months in prison by United States District Court Judge Donald M. Middlebrooks, after having previously pled guilty to wire fraud, filing false records in a federal investigation and operating an aircraft without an airman’s certificate. Benjamin G. Greenberg, United States Attorney for the … Continue reading Beach Aviation Owner Robert Charles Brady Sentenced to 7 Years in Prison for Aviation Fraud

Community Renewal Team Pays $362,000 to Settle False Claims Acts Allegations

Connecticut– United States Attorney John H. Durham and Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen today announced that COMMUNITY RENEWAL TEAM and its president, LENA RODRIGUEZ, have entered into a civil settlement agreement with the United States and the State of Connecticut and have paid $362,000 to resolve allegations that they violated the federal and state False … Continue reading Community Renewal Team Pays $362,000 to Settle False Claims Acts Allegations

Physician Sentenced of Conspiracy to Pay and Receive Illegal Kickbacks

JOBIE CREAR, M.D., (CREAR), age 67, of New Orleans, Louisiana, was sentenced in federal court today before U.S. District Judge Sarah S. Vance, announced U. S. Attorney Duane A. Evans. U.S. District Judge Sarah S. Vance sentenced CREAR to eight (8) months imprisonment, followed by ten (10) months of home confinement, three (3) years of … Continue reading Physician Sentenced of Conspiracy to Pay and Receive Illegal Kickbacks

Former Hamilton County Deputy, Jason Mize, Charged with Excessive Use of Force

CINCINNATI, OH – A federal grand jury has charged Jason Mize, 31, of Cincinnati, with using unreasonable force while acting under color of law in an indictment returned here yesterday and unsealed today. Benjamin C. Glassman, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio, and Angela L. Byers, Special Agent in Charge, Federal Bureau … Continue reading Former Hamilton County Deputy, Jason Mize, Charged with Excessive Use of Force