Day: May 23, 2018

Five Individuals, Including One-Time Fraud Investigator, Arrested in Health Care Fraud Scheme that Allegedly Sought $20 Million

LOS ANGELES – Five people linked to two San Fernando Valley clinics were arrested this morning on federal health care fraud charges for allegedly participating in a scheme that submitted fraudulent claims to health insurance companies and used some of the fraud proceeds to provide patients with “free” cosmetic procedures.

Former U.S. Air Force Staff Sergeant Pleads Guilty to Accepting Bribe While Serving in Afghanistan

A former U.S. Air Force staff sergeant pleaded guilty today to seeking and receiving a bribe from an Afghan contractor while serving in Afghanistan. The sergeant worked at the Humanitarian Aid Yard (HA Yard) at Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan and was involved in the issuance of contracts to replenish supplies at the HA Yard under the Commander’s Emergency Response Program (CERP). The sergeant is the eighth defendant to plead guilty in the investigation of this matter.

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