Law Enforcement

Former President and Former Chief Legal Officer of Publicly Traded Fortune 200 Technology Services Company Indicted in Connection with Alleged Multi-Million Dollar Foreign Bribery Scheme

On February 15, a federal grand jury returned an indictment against the former president and the former chief legal officer of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation, a publicly traded Fortune 200 technology services company based in Teaneck, New...

Florida Compounding Pharmacy and Its Owners to Pay at Least $775,000 to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations

The Department of Justice, on February 14, announced that Vital Life Institute LLC (formerly known as AgeVital Pharmacy LLC), located in Sarasota, Florida, and owners Jenny and William Wilkins have agreed to pay at least $775,000 to resolve claims...

Independent Contractor Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion

A Tulsa man, John D. Petrig, 49, pleaded guilty to one count of tax evasion in U.S. District Court, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman and U.S. Attorney Trent Shores of the Northern District of Oklahoma, on...

United States Joins False Claims Act Lawsuit Against Wheeling Hospital, R & V Associates, and Ronald Violi Based on Improper Payments and Kickbacks to Physicians

The United States has partially intervened in a lawsuit under the False Claims Act against Wheeling Hospital Inc. (Wheeling), R & V Associates Ltd. (R & V), and Ronald Violi in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania,...

United States Joins False Claims Act Lawsuit Against Wheeling Hospital, R & V Associates, and Ronald Violi Based on Improper Payments and Kickbacks to Physicians

The United States has partially intervened in a lawsuit under the False Claims Act against Wheeling Hospital Inc. (Wheeling), R & V Associates Ltd. (R & V), and Ronald Violi in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania,...

Former Tax Return Preparer Pleads Guilty to Tax and Bankruptcy Fraud

Geoffrey Rotich pleaded guilty to aiding and assisting in the preparation of a false income tax return and making a false bankruptcy declaration, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s...

Florida Department of Corrections Officer Charged With Conspiring to Commit Civil Rights Violations and Making False Statements

The Justice Department, on December 17, announced that a federal grand jury in Miami indicted Florida Department of Corrections officer, Terrance Reynolds, 28, for conspiring with former sergeant Brendan Butler to physically assault and intimidate...

Louisiana Couple Indicted for Conspiracy to Defraud the IRS and Filing False Tax Returns

A federal grand jury sitting in Shreveport, Louisiana, returned an indictment charging a Shreveport husband and wife with conspiring to defraud the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and multiple counts of filing false tax returns, on December 12,...