NEWARK, N.J. – A Morris County man and a New York man today admitted their roles in defrauding a union-run health benefit fund of more than $4 million in connection with running unauthorized health and wellness events where thousands of medically unnecessary tests were performed on union members, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced.
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PHILADELPHIA – Acting United States Attorney Jennifer Arbittier Williams announced that Imad Dawara, 40, of Swathmore, PA, and Bahaa Dawara, 32, of Woodlyn, PA, were both sentenced this week by United States District Court Chief Judge Juan R. Sanchez to nine years in prison and ordered to pay more than $22 million in restitution for conspiracy to commit arson and conspiracy to defraud the United States.
NORFOLK, Va. – A Portsmouth woman pleaded guilty today to her involvement in a fraudulent scheme to obtain over $300,000 in pandemic-related unemployment benefits by using the personal identifying information of over 30 Virginia prison inmates.
CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Dr. Kenneth C. Ramdat, a physician formerly employed at the Louis A. Johnson VA Hospital in Clarksburg, West Virginia, has admitted to assaulting two hospital employees, Acting U.S. Attorney Randolph J. Bernard announced.
CHICAGO — A man and his wife have been charged in federal court in Chicago with participating in a mortgage fraud scheme that defrauded financial institutions out of at least $2.5 million.
DETROIT - An indictment was unsealed today charging the owner and operators of a medical clinic, a doctor, a patient recruiter, and two clinic employees with conspiracy to illegally distribute prescription drugs, and other opioid-related charges, Acting U.S. Attorney Saima Mohsin announced today.
DETROIT - A Lathrup Village doctor was sentenced today to 120 months in federal prison on charges of conspiracy and unlawful controlled substance distribution, Acting United States Attorney Saima Mohsin announced. Afzal Beemath was also ordered to pay $20,000. fine
GREENEVILLE, Tenn. – On June 23, 2021, Kristopher M. Voyles, 31, of Georgia, was sentenced to 27 months in prison, followed by three years’ supervised release, by the Honorable Clifton L. Corker, in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee at Greeneville.
As part of a negotiated plea agreement, Voyles pled guilty to theft of more than $1,000 of government property. Voyles will be required to make restitution of $20,502 to the Department of Veteran’s Affairs.
Memphis, TN – A Tennessee physician pleaded guilty today in the Western District of Tennessee to causing the death of one of his patients through his illegal prescribing of hydrocodone.
EL PASO –El Paso Ear, Nose & Throat Associates (EPENT) has agreed to pay $750,000 to settle allegations that they violated the False Claims Act by billing Medicaid, Medicare and other federal healthcare programs by upcoding evaluation and management codes.