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Miami Physician Sentenced to 97 Months in Prison for Role in $10 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

WASHINGTON, June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Miami physician Roberto Rodriguez, 54, was sentenced today to 97 months in prison for his role in a Medicare fraud scheme involving HIV infusion services, announced Assistant Attorney General Lanny A. Breuer of the Criminal Division, Acting U.S. Attor...

Four Miami-Area Residents Sentenced In $10 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

Defendants admitted to conspiring to defraud Medicare at HIV infusion clinics WASHINGTON, June 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four Miami-area residents were sentenced today in connection with a $10 million Medicare fraud scheme involving HIV infusion clinics, Assistant Attorney General L...

Former National Century Financial Enterprises CEO Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison, Co-owner Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison for Conspiracy, Fraud and Money Laundering

Defendants ordered to pay restitution of $2.3 billion and forfeit $1.7 billion WASHINGTON, March 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two former National Century Financial Enterprises (NCFE) executives were sentenced today for their roles in a scheme to deceive investors about the financial health o...

Miami Physician Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison for $11 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

Prison Sentence One of the Longest Ever Received by a Physician in a Medicare Fraud Case WASHINGTON, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Miami physician and nurse were sentenced today to 30 years and seven years in prison, respectively, in connection with their roles in an $11 milli...

Miami Physicians Sentenced to Prison for Their Roles in a $6.8 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

WASHINGTON, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Miami physicians Carlos Contreras, 61, and Ramon Pichardo, 58, were sentenced today to 37 months and 48 months in prison, respectively, for defrauding the Medicare program in connection with a $6.8 million HIV infusion fraud scheme, Acting A...

Miami HIV Clinic Administrator and Two Miami Residents Sentenced for Their Roles in a $14 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

WASHINGTON, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Miami residents Dilcia Marinez, Juan Carlos Castaneda and Luis Frias each were sentenced to prison today for their roles in defrauding the Medicare program and laundering the illegal proceeds in connection with a $14 million HIV infusion fraud scheme,...

Miami Clinic Owner Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison for $10.9 Million Medicare Fraud

WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Miami clinic owner Nayda Freire, 61, was sentenced today to 30 months in prison for defrauding the Medicare program in connection with a $10.9 million HIV infusion fraud scheme, Acting Assistant Attorney General Matthew Friedrich of the Criminal D...

Miami Physician Sentenced to 84 Months in Prison for $26.2 Million Medicare Fraud

Clinic Administrator Sentenced to 70 Months for $11 million Medicare Fraud WASHINGTON, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Miami physician Ronald Harris, 58, was sentenced today to 84 months in prison and medical clinic administrator Mariela Rodriguez, 40, was sentenced today to 70 months in p...

HIV Infusion Clinic Administrator Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison For Health Care Fraud

WASHINGTON, July 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Miami resident Aisa Perera, 42, was sentenced today to 30 months in prison for her role in an $11 million scheme to defraud the Medicare program, Acting Assistant Attorney General Matthew Friedrich of the Criminal Division and U.S. Attorney R. Ale...

Owner of Medical Equipment Company Sentenced to 130 Months in Prison for Health Care Fraud

WASHINGTON, July 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Miami resident was sentenced to 130 months in prison for his role in schemes to defraud the Medicare program, Acting Assistant Attorney General Matthew Friedrich of the Criminal Division and U.S. Attorney R. Alexander Acosta of the Southern Distr...

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States expand newborn screening for life-threatening disorders

...L. Howse, PhD, president of the March of Dimes. "With the help of volunteers, parents and our partners, we have nearly erased the cruel injustice that sentenced babies to an undetected but treatable metabolic or functional condition based on their birth state. This is a success story." "This is a sweeping ...

Leaderless movement proves illusive

...hey often bear the full burden of being associated with and eco-terrorist organization. Take the case of Jeffrey Luers, for example. In 2000, he was sentenced to a 22-year prison term for his role in fire-bombing three SUVs, causing $60,000 in damages to property, but harming no one. He never claimed affili...
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JAMA Commentary Opposes Criminal Punishment for HIV Exposure/Transmission

...e that a former partner was infected, was criminally liable for having unprotected sex with a later partner who became infected. In May, a Texas court sentenced a man with HIV to 35 years in prison for spitting on a police officer, although the chances that the officer was exposed to the virus were virtually z...

Are there more Enrons out there?

...Ken Lay and Jeff Skilling - were found guilty as charged last week by a thoroughly non-gullible jury of their fellow Houstonians. The duo will soon be sentenced before heading off to prison to serve time for their crimes. When Creative Becomes Criminal It is easy to get caught up in the flawed person...

Rockwell software thieves plead guilty

...uilty in Milwaukee, while one more awaits sentencing in Michigan. Two other men who were linked to the crime, one in Michigan and one in Indiana, were sentenced in March to six months in prison and 27 months, respectively. Defendants were accused of buying Rockwell software, copying it on their home compute...

Two convicted of selling $6 million in counterfeit Rockwell software on eBay

...Lynn Adelman. Each defendant faces up to five years in prison, a fine of $250,000, and three years of supervised release. The defendants will be sentenced before Judge Stadtmueller in November 2007, along with four additional defendants who previously pleaded guilty in Milwaukee. Rockwell Automation i...
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