Doctor Admits Taking Bribes in Test-Referral Scheme with New Jersey Clinical Lab
A Monmouth County doctor admitted accepting bribes in exchange for test referrals as part of a long-running and elaborate scheme operated by Biodiagnostic Laboratory Services LLC (BLS), of Parsippany, New Jersey, its president and numerous associates.
Air Force Contractor Pays $380,000 to Settle Allegations of False Claims
Computer Sciences Corporation (“CSC”), a government contractor, has agreed to pay $380,000 to settle civil claims stemming from allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by submitting false claims to the United States Air Force.
Attorney Matthew Libous Found Guilty in White Plains Federal Court of Subscribing to False Federal Tax Returns
Matthew Libous, an attorney licensed to practice in New York, has been found guilty of three counts of subscribing to false tax returns for the 2007, 2008, and 2009 tax years.
Florida Man Sentenced for Theft of Government Money and Aggravated Identity Theft
Ernest Freeman, Jr. has been sentenced to three years and six months in federal prison for theft of government money and aggravated identity theft. He was also ordered to serve a three-year term of supervision following his release from prison.
Chinese National Charged with Access Device Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft
Shu K. Chen, 38, from the People’s Republic of China, was charged by Indictment with Conspiracy to Commit Wire Fraud, two counts of Access Device Fraud, and two counts of Aggravated Identity Theft.
U.S. Attorney Spotlight
Kenneth A. Polite, Jr.
Eastern District of Louisiana
On June 27, 2013, President Barack Obama nominated Kenneth Polite, Jr. to become the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Louisiana. On September 17, 2013, the U.S. Senate unanimously confirmed Mr. Polite's nomination, and he was sworn in on September 20, 2013.
Joyce White Vance
Northen District of Alabama
United States Attorney Joyce White Vance is the top-ranking federal law enforcement official in the Northern District of Alabama. She was one of the first five U.S. Attorneys nominated by President Barack Obama. Vance was confirmed by the Senate on August 7, 2009.