A South Texas woman was convicted late last month for allegedly participating in a conspiracy to defraud Medicare that investigators say cost the government about $11 million over the course of three years.
A Miami woman who Federal prosecutors say committed $1.36 million in health care fraud was sentenced to almost four years in Federal prison last month.
A pair of Ukrainian nationals were indicted last week in Federal court on charges that they were part of a grand plot to break into the computer system of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and sell information they gleaned while inside.
Polk County authorities say a now-former university police officer repeatedly sexually assaulted and extorted a relative over the course of several years.
Though Pinellas County prosecutors sought only two years in prison for a husband-and-wife duo accused of fraud, a Pinellas-Pasco circuit judge had other ideas after a series of victims related their experiences to the court.
A hospital, a management consultant, and an individual are facing charges initiated by a whistleblower and joined by the Federal government of violating the Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute by allegedly offering cash in exchange for referrals for items or services covered by federal health care insurance programs.
An octet of Texas pharmacy proprietors and promoters were indicted last week on charges of submitting over $92 million in claims to TRICARE and the United States Department of Labor obtained by paying out approximately $9.1 million in illicit kickbacks.
Two men who hosted a Tampa-area Christian radio show are facing fraud charges after authorities say they cheated individuals out of up to $6 million in a span of over a dozen years.