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Hosted by Some Guy On The Internet on 2023-05-31 00:00:00
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  • Article: Cambria County Woman Charged With Conspiracy To Commit Health Care Fraud.

    • Author: U.S. Attorney's Office, Middle District of Pennsylvania. (2023, May 11).
    • The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Florentina Mayko, age 39, of Cambria County, Pennsylvania, was charged by criminal information with one count of conspiracy to commit health care fraud for defrauding Medicare and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services between 2017 and 2019.
  • Article: Congressman George Santos Charged with Fraud, Money Laundering, Theft of Public Funds, and False Statements.

    • Author: U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of New York. (2023, May 10).
    • A 13-count indictment was unsealed today in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York charging George Anthony Devolder Santos, better known as “George Santos,” a United States Congressman representing the Third District of New York, with seven counts of wire fraud, three counts of money laundering, one count of theft of public funds, and two counts of making materially false statements to the House of Representatives.
  • Article: New York Man Admits Credit Card Fraud.

    • Author: U.S. Attorney's Office, District of New Jersey. (2023, May 10).
    • During 2015, Lourenco opened 23 credit cards using the identities of three victims he had befriended, two of whom were senior citizens. Lourenco’s victims did not know he was using their identities to obtain the credit cards, nor did they authorize Lourenco to obtain the credit cards. Lourenco used the 23 credit cards to make more than $423,000 in unauthorized purchases. He also used the debit card for a joint bank account belonging to two of the victims to make an additional $57,000 in unauthorized charges. Lourenco admitted that he knew at least one of his victims was a vulnerable victim when he used the victim’s identity to commit his crime.
  • Article: Okmulgee County Resident Sentenced For Brutal Murder.

    • Author: U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Oklahoma. (2023, May 9).
    • Lewis pleaded guilty to Murder in Indian Country—Second Degree on September 30, 2021. The investigation of the case revealed Lewis beat the victim to death with a television and a coat rack after an evening of drinking at the victim’s apartment. Police investigating an Emergency Medical Services call discovered the victim lying on the floor of his apartment and Lewis covered in the victim’s blood.
  • Article: California Man Convicted of Health Care Kickback Conspiracy.

    • Author: U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Texas. (2023, May 9).
    • According to information presented in court, Donofrio conspired with others to pay and receive kickbacks in exchange for the referral of, and arranging for, health care business, specifically pharmacogenetic (PGx) tests. Pharmacogenetic testing, also known as pharmacogenomic testing, is a type of genetic testing that identifies genetic variations that affect how an individual patient metabolizes certain drugs. The illegal arrangement concerned the referral of PGx tests to clinical laboratories in Fountain Valley, California; Irvine, California; and San Diego, California. More than $28 million in illegal kickback payments were exchanged by those involved in the conspiracy.

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