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

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

United States Attorney Wigginton Announces Press Event

Stephen R. Wigginton, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, announced today that there will be a press event held tomorrow, Thursday, June 18, 2015, at 1:00 PM at the Office of the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, located at Nine Executive Drive, Fairview Heights, IL, 62208-1344, concerning the announcement of a Health Care Fraud Investigation and resultant Charges. This press conference will follow a press conference in Washington, DC at 11:00 AM Eastern hosted by the Attorney General and the Secretary of Health and Human Services to announce a major crackdown on health care fraud in sixteen districts, including the Southern District of Illinois.

Media are advised to have press credentials and to arrive in sufficient time to allow for security screening prior to the event.

Updated June 17, 2015