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Pediatric Dentist Pays $1.3 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations

On Tuesday, August 30, 2016, the Department of Justice along with Connecticut Attorney General George Jepson and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced that Jesus Villegas, DDS, and his two pediatric dental clinics in Milford and West Haven, Connecticut have entered to a civil settlement to pay $1,367,466 to resolve allegations that they violated the federal and Connecticut False Claims Acts. 298 more words

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Mother and Son Duo Plead Guilty to $16 million Medicare Pharmacy Fraud Scheme

Yesterday, August 30, 2016, Niurka Fernandez, 54, and her son Roberto Alvarez, 29, both of Miami, each pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit health care fraud before U.S. 297 more words

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Former Owner and Manager of Miami Home Health Agencies Sentenced to 20 years for $57 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

On August 30, 2016, Khaled Elbeblawy was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison and ordered to pay nearly $36.5 million in restitution for his role in a Medicare home health fraud scheme.  350 more words

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Miami Man Pleads Guilty to $4.2 Million Home Health Care Fraud Scheme

The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida announced on August 15, 2016 that Ramon Collado Gonzalez has pled guilty to one count of conspiracy to defraud the United States and one count of making a false statement in connection with a federal health care benefit program. 256 more words

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Army Contractor Settles False Claims Act Allegations For $2 Million

Bering Straits Technical Services LLC (BSTS) and its parent company, Bering Straits Native Corporation (BSNC), have paid $2 million in damages to resolve numerous alleged violations of the False Claims Act.   199 more words

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Two Defense Contractors to Pay $8 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations

Tennessee-based Kilgore Flares Company and New York-based ESM Group have agreed to pay a total of $8 million to resolve allegations that they violated the False Claims Act by selling or conspiring to sell defective infrared flares to the U.S. 451 more words

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Louisiana Jury Convicts 2 in Medicare Home Health Fraud Scheme

A federal jury in New Orleans convicted the owner of a Louisiana home health care company and a doctor for their roles in a $34 million Medicare home health care fraud scheme.   327 more words

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