Thursday, December 9, 2021

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Former UAW executive used bribes for plastic surgery, properties

A former UAW executive who started his career working at a General Motors plant in Flint used more than $1.5 million in bribes and kickbacks to purchase property, houses and cosmetic surgery for a relative, federal prosecutors say in...

Telemedicine companies owners indicted for roles in $56 million medicare fraud and illegal kickbacks

The owners of two telemedicine companies were charged in an indictment unsealed yesterday for allegedly orchestrating a nationwide scheme to receive kickbacks and bribes in exchange for the ordering of medically unnecessary orthotic braces (braces) for beneficiaries of Medicare. Reinaldo...

Patient recruiter jailed for 60 months in $1 million illegal kickback conspiracy

A patient recruiter was sentenced to 60 months in prison yesterday for receiving more than $1 million in illegal kickback payments from numerous home health agencies from around the country in exchange for providing information on Medicare beneficiaries to...

Former Detroit Metro Airport official convicted for receiving more than $6 million in bribes

James Warner, a former Detroit Metropolitan Airport supervisor convicted of receiving more than $6 million in bribes — the third-largest amount in U.S. history — was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison Wednesday. The sentence from U.S. District Judge Victoria...

Patient Services Inc. to pay $3 million settlement for facilitating medicare kickback scheme

Patient Services Inc. - PSI coordinated with three pharmaceutical manufacturers – Insys, Aegerion, and Alexion – to facilitate paying kickbacks to Medicare patients taking their drugs. The not-for-profit Patient Services Inc. foundation will pay $3 million to resolve allegations that it acted...

Agnesian healthcare settles $10 million illegal kickback scheme

Wisconsin-based Agnesian HealthCare and its affiliated physician group paid $10 million to the federal government and the state of Wisconsin to settle a whistleblower case alleging illegal kickbacks. In 2014, plaintiff Clark Searle, M.D., filed the lawsuit under the qui...

Insys founder John Kapoor jailed for 66 months for role in Opioid kickback scheme

With federal prosecutors laying waste to Insys' executive team, one big domino was still left to fall: Founder and former CEO John Kapoor, who had a leading role in the drugmaker's opioid kickback scheme. Now, Kapoor will face a...

NY doctor convicted for taking bribes to prescribe powerful painkiller Subsys

A New York doctor has been convicted of taking bribes to prescribe a painkiller up to 100 times more potent than morphine. In 2014 Gordon Freedman, 59, wrote the fourth-highest number of prescriptions for a fentanyl spray, Subsys. US attorney Geoffrey...

Pennsylvania Doctor Pleads Guilty to Conspiring with Pharmaceutical Firm in Kickback Scheme

Kenneth Sun, M.D., 58, of Easton, Pennsylvania, plead guilty to one count of conspiracy to defraud the United States and to pay and receive health care kickbacks. In his guilty plea, Sun admitted that between 2012 to 2016 he...

Head of New York Medical Clinics Convicted in $100 Million Health Care Kickback Scheme

The head of New York Medical Clinics was found guilty of nearly $100 million in a money laundering and healthcare kickback scheme, officials announced Friday. Aleksandr Pikus, 44, of Brooklyn, was found guilty of one count of conspiracy to commit money...

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Former Malaysian Prime Minister Loses Appeal of 1MDB Conviction

A Malaysian court on Wednesday upheld former premier Najib Razak's conviction on corruption charges over a multi-billion dollar scandal...