Law Enforcement

Two Individuals Associated With a Mental Health Company Plead Guilty to Health Care Fraud and Tax Evasion

Two individuals associated with a mental health company pleaded guilty to health care fraud related to the submission of false claims to Medicaid and tax evasion, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman and U.S....

Georgia Man Charged With Fraud and International Money Laundering Conspiracies, Aggravated Identity Theft, and Naturalization Fraud

A Georgia man is charged with fraud and money laundering conspiracies and related offenses, according to an 18-count indictment unsealed on September 5.

Former Arkansas State Senator Sentenced to More Than 18 Years in Prison for Bribery Scheme

A former Arkansas State Senator was sentenced today to 220 months in prison for organizing and leading a bribery scheme in which state funds were directed to non-profit entities in exchange for kickbacks, many of which were funneled through a...

Florida Resident Sentenced to Prison for Stealing Government Funds and Obstructing the IRS

A Ft. Myers, Florida man was sentenced to 18 months in prison for stealing government funds and corruptly endeavoring to obstruct the internal revenue laws, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice...

New Jersey Man Indicted for Promoting Tax Fraud Scheme

A federal grand jury sitting in Camden, New Jersey has returned an indictment, which was unsealed, charging an Atlantic City man with conspiring to defraud the United States by promoting a tax refund scheme, filing false claims, and obstructing the...

Arkansas State Senator Jeremy Hutchinson Indicted on Wire and Tax Fraud Charges

A federal grand jury in Little Rock, Arkansas indicted current Arkansas State Senator Jeremy Hutchinson for allegedly devising a scheme to steal thousands of dollars in campaign contributions—spending them on personal luxuries and expenses—and then...

Alabama Woman Pleads Guilty to Stealing Over $700,000 From Her Employer and Filing False Tax Returns

An Alabama woman pleaded guilty to six counts of wire fraud and three counts of filing false tax returns, on August 30, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S....

Postal Employee Indicted in a Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Scheme

A federal grand jury sitting in Montgomery, Alabama returned an indictment, which was unsealed on August 29, against a resident of Phenix City, Alabama for his role in a stolen identity refund fraud scheme, announced Principal Deputy Assistant...