DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE



13th Jul 2017

A Chicopee, Massachusetts man was sentenced to 210 months in prison and 10 years of supervised release for production of child pornography based on his participation in a website that was operated for the purpose of coercing and enticing minors …

A social security disability lawyer was sentenced today in federal court for his role in a scheme to fraudulently obtain more than $550 million in federal disability payments from the Social Security Administration (SSA) for thousands of claimants.   Acting …

Two owners of psychological services companies, one of whom was a clinical psychologist, were sentenced yesterday for their involvement in a $25.2 million Medicare fraud scheme carried out through eight companies at nursing homes in four states in the Southeastern …

12th Jul 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Tom Price, M.D., announced today the largest ever health care fraud enforcement action by the Medicare Fraud Strike Force, involving 412 charged defendants across 41 federal districts, …

11th Jul 2017

A licensed physician in Miami pleaded guilty in federal court yesterday for his role in a multi-faceted $4.8 million health care fraud scheme that ran from April 2011 to February 2017, involving the submission of false and fraudulent claims to …

10th Jul 2017

Four members of a scheme that used secret card-reading devices and pinhole cameras on PNC and Bank of America ATMs to steal at least $428,581 pleaded guilty today in Newark federal court.   Acting Assistant Attorney General Kenneth A. Blanco …

A federal jury in Scranton returned a verdict yesterday of life in prison for Jessie Con-Ui, 40, a federal inmate, for the first-degree murder of U.S. Correctional Officer Eric Williams.  Senior U.S. District Court Judge A. Richard Caputo scheduled the …

Charges Include 10 Murders, Drug Distribution, Kidnapping And Witness Intimidation A federal grand jury has returned a superseding indictment charging 10 defendants with conspiring to participate in a violent racketeering enterprise known as Trained To Go (TTG). The superseding indictment, …