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Former California Medical Doctor Sentenced To Over Three Years In Prison For Unlawfully Prescribing Oxycodone to a Patient. Judge Noted Doctor Did Not Run a Pill Mill But Feeding One Patient's "Habit" Is Enough.

Previously, only physicians who went far over the line and ran "pill mills" got targeted for prosecution. Times have changed. One recent case shows a prosecution for a prescription of opioids to a single patient over a couple of years … Continue reading

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Sentencing Update: California Doctor Sentenced To 63 Months In Federal Prison For Health Care Fraud. Doctor's Testimony At Trial Resulted in Longer Sentence. Doctor Husband Sentenced to One Year and One Day.

In federal court, one important issue is whether to testify or not testify. It is a more critical issue in federal court due to a federal judge's ability to increase the sentence for "obstruction" if the judge thinks the defendant … Continue reading

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Brandon woman sentenced to 12 years in prison for operating pill mill

The owner of Family Medical Express Center Inc. in Brandon, Florida received a federal prison sentence of 12 years and 7 months for illegally using her medical clinic as a pill mill. Her co-conspirators handed out prescriptions of almost 6,000 … Continue reading

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Owner of Ventura County Cleaning Company Sentenced to 365 Days and Probation for Workers' Compensation Premium Fraud

Audits by State Compensation Insurance Fund and other workers' compensation insurance carriers (Zenith, Travelers, etc.) can turn into criminal cases if there is intentional evidence of underreporting of payroll. A recent case shows how a state case was handled in Ventura … Continue reading

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Boston Advisor Cornelius Peterson Sentenced to Prison

Update: Morgan Stanley Advisor Cornelius Peterson – Fraud Charges According to reports, Cornelius Peterson, 29, a former Morgan Stanley advisor, was sentenced to 20 months in prison on June 28 after he admitted that he misused client funds to invest … Continue reading

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