Month: April 2019

FORMER MEDICAL DOCTOR AND HIS BUSINESS PARTNER SENTENCED TO NEARLY THREE YEARS IN PRISON FOR $7.1 MILLION MEDICARE HEALTH CARE FRAUD SCHEME

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – A former medical doctor and his business partner were sentenced Tuesday to 33 months in prison for their individual roles in a $7.1 million Medicare health care fraud scheme that occurred at three Las Vegas hospice and home healthcare agencies, announced U.S. Attorney Nicholas A. Trutanich for the District of Nevada. Camilo Q. …

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O.C. Man Arrested on Federal Charges Stemming from $72 Million Scheme to Smuggle Counterfeit Cell Phone Parts from China

            SANTA ANA, California – A Laguna Hills man has been arrested on federal charges alleging he oversaw a scheme that smuggled counterfeit Apple and Samsung cell phone components from China that were sold in the United States, generating tens of millions of dollars in revenue.             Chan Hung Le, 44, was arrested Tuesday afternoon pursuant to a …

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Two Brothers Plead Guilty in Conspiracy to Distribute Opioids Through Sham Medical Clinics and Corrupt Doctors

Minas Matosyan, a.k.a. “Maserati Mike,” 38, of Encino, and Hayk Matosyan, 32, of Granada Hills, each pleaded guilty on Monday to one count of conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance. United States District Judge Philip S. Gutierrez has scheduled a July 15 sentencing hearing for the brothers, each of whom faces a statutory maximum sentence …

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Corona Lawyer Admits Illegal Possession of Unregistered Weapons

            LOS ANGELES – A California attorney and ex-Rialto police officer pleaded guilty today to one felony count of illegally possessing multiple unregistered weapons, including a short-barreled rifle, two silencers, and a hand grenade.             Sergio Lopez de Tirado, 43, of Corona, pleaded guilty to possession of an unregistered firearm and destructive device. United States District Judge Fernando …

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Orange County Woman Sentenced to 4½ Years in Federal Prison for Unemployment Insurance Fraud

            LOS ANGELES – A woman was sentenced today to 54 months in federal prison for defrauding the state’s unemployment insurance program out of more than one-half million dollars by using stolen identities to submit dozens of bogus claims for “employees” who supposedly worked at sham companies.             Rolanda Ashley, 49, of Anaheim, was sentenced by United …

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Final Gang Defendant in Federal Hate Crimes Indictment Pleads Guilty in Firebombing Of African-American Residences

LOS ANGELES – The lead defendant in a federal hate crimes indictment has pleaded guilty to five charges and admitted he organized a group of street gang members who firebombed African-American residences inside the Ramona Gardens Housing Development in Boyle Heights “in order to force the African-American victims to move from the .”             Carlos Hernandez, …

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