Law Enforcement

Former Compton Deputy Treasurer Sentenced to 78 months for Embezzlement of over $3.7 Million in City Funds

The former deputy treasurer for the City of Compton was sentenced to six and a half years in federal prison on charges stemming from his embezzlement of more than $3.7 million of city funds over the course of six years.

Former CFO Of Insurance Brokerage Company Guilty Of Embezzling $2 Million Over A Two Year Period And Tax Evasion

The former Chief Financial Officer of Market Finders Insurance Corporation, pleaded guilty in United States District Court, on November 2, before Magistrate Judge Dave Whalin, to tax evasion and embezzling nearly $2,000,000 during a two year period...

Former FAA Aviation Safety Inspector and Owners of Miami Aviation Repair Company Charged in Bribery Scheme

A former FAA Aviation Safety Inspector and the co-owner of a South Florida aviation repair company, AVCOM Avionics and Instruments Inc., were charged with various offenses in connection with bribery scheme during 2010-2013. To date, the other co-owner...

Utah Financial Advisor Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion, Securities Fraud and Wire Fraud

A St. George, Utah, financial advisor pleaded guilty to his role in selling fraudulent tax-avoidance and investment strategies to his clients, on October 31, announced Acting Deputy Assistant Attorney General Stuart M. Goldberg of the Justice...

Utah Financial Advisor Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion, Securities Fraud and Wire Fraud

A St. George, Utah, financial advisor pleaded guilty to his role in selling fraudulent tax-avoidance and investment strategies to his clients, on October 30, announced Acting Deputy Assistant Attorney General Stuart M. Goldberg of the Justice...

Chemed Corp. and Vitas Hospice Services Agree to Pay $75 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations Relating to Billing for Ineligible Patients and Inflated Levels of Care

Chemed Corporation and various wholly-owned subsidiaries, including Vitas Hospice Services LLC and Vitas Healthcare Corporation, have agreed to pay $75 million to resolve a government lawsuit alleging that defendants violated the False Claims Act (FCA...

Kansas Business Owner Pleads Guilty to Filing Fraudulent Tax Returns

A former resident of Overland Park, Kansas, pleaded guilty to aiding and assisting in the preparation and presentation of false income tax returns, on October 30, announced Acting Deputy Assistant Attorney General Stuart M. Goldberg of the Justice...

Two New York Residents Plead Guilty in Separate Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Schemes

Two Queens, New York, residents pleaded guilty for their roles in separate stolen identity refund fraud schemes, on October 24, announced Acting Deputy Assistant Attorney General Stuart M. Goldberg of the Justice Department’s Tax Division.