Thursday, August 21, 2014
Cardiologist Indicted for Performing Unnecessary Procedures to Overbill Insurers
A 16-count indictment has been unsealed charging a cardiologist with performing unnecessary catheterizations, tests, stent insertions and causing unnecessary coronary artery bypass surgeries as part of a scheme to overbill Medicare and other insurers by $7.2 million.

 

 Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Man Sentenced to Prison and Ordered to Pay More Than $350,000 in EPA Fraud Case
Michael G. Johnson, 46, was sentenced to 28 months in federal prison and ordered to pay $354,529 in restitution, following his guilty plea in January 2014 to violations of the Clean Air Act.

 

 Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Florida Man Pleads Guilty to Hiding over $1 Million in Secret Overseas Bank Accounts
Bernard Kramer has pled guilty to conspiring to conceal from the IRS over one million dollars he had hidden in Swiss and Israeli bank accounts, and willfully failing to disclose those accounts on his U.S. tax returns. 

 

 Monday, August 18, 2014
Maryland Woman Sentenced in $2.3 Million Government Contract Fraud Scheme
Larayne Whitehead, age 35, of Clinton, Maryland, has been sentenced 18 months in prison followed by five years of supervised release for conspiring to commit wire fraud in connection with a scheme to defraud businesses which supplied goods under government contracts. 

U.S. Attorney Weekly Spotlight

Booth Goodwin Booth Goodwin

Southern District of West Virginia

Booth Goodwin was appointed United States Attorney for the Southern District of West Virginia by President Barack Obama on May 27, 2010. Goodwin is a native of Ripley, West Virginia, where he attended public school.

Kenneth MagidsonKenneth Magidson

Southern District of Texas

Kenneth Magidson is the 22nd presidentially-appointed United States Attorney for the Southern District of Texas and, as such, is the chief law enforcement officer responsible for prosecuting and defending the interests of the United States in the seventh largest district in the nation.

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