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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Southern District of Alabama

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, June 28, 2018

Attorney General Sessions, Secretary Azar and Other Law Enforcement Officials to Announce National Health Care Fraud and Opioid Takedown

WASHINGTON – Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex M. Azar III and other law enforcement officials will hold a press conference THURSDAY, JUNE 28, 2018, at 10:30 a.m. EDT, to announce a nation-wide health care fraud and opioid enforcement action.  Attorney General Sessions and Secretary Azar will leave the press conference before conclusion. Questions may be answered by other law enforcement officials on stage following remarks. 
 
WHO:  Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Justice Department
Secretary Alex M. Azar, HHS
Deputy Director David L. Bowdich, FBI
Assistant Administrator John Martin, Drug Enforcement Administration
Inspector General Daniel R. Levinson, HHS
Acting Assistant Attorney General John P. Cronan,
Justice Department’s Criminal Division
Deputy Chief Eric Hylton, IRS-Criminal Investigation
Director Alec Alexander, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Center for Program Integrity
Director Dermot F. O’Reilly, Defense Criminal Investigative Service
 
WHAT:          Announcement of significant law enforcement actions

WHEN:          THURSDAY, JUNE 28, 2018 10:30 a.m. EDT

WHERE:       Department of Justice
7th Floor Press Conference Room
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20530       

                                                           
                        OPEN PRESS
LIVESTREAMED ON JUSTICE.GOV/LIVE-STREAM

NOTE: Please RSVP to press@usdoj.gov and Sarah Sutton at sarah.e.sutton@usdoj.gov.  All media must present government-issued photo I.D. (such as driver’s license) as well as valid media credentials.  Media must enter the department at the visitor’s entrance on Constitution Avenue NW between 9th and 10th Streets. Media may begin arriving at 8:30 a.m. EDT and cameras must be pre-set by 9:15 a.m. EDT. Press inquiries regarding logistics should be directed to the Office of Public Affairs at 202-514-2007.

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Updated June 28, 2018