Feds Hot on the Trail of PPP Fraud

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On August 19, a Kansas chiropractor was convicted on multiple charges for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan fraud. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, Timothy Dale Warren was charged with four counts of bank fraud, two counts of money laundering, and four counts of false statements. According to court documents, as owner of Titan…

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American Senior Communities Settles for $5.5 Million in FCA Case

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Thanks to the work of a whistleblower, the U.S. Department of Justice recently settled with an Indiana-based skilled nursing and long-term care services company for $5.5 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act. A former American Senior Communities (ASC) employee filed a whistleblower lawsuit in 2017 alleging that that ASC was…

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Healthcare Fraud Roundup

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Medical Clinic Fraud The owner of a Miami-based medical clinic was recently sentenced to 60 months in prison for directing a $38 million healthcare fraud scheme. Armando Valdes also was ordered to forfeit four real estate properties, including a beachfront condo in Pompano Beach, as well as numerous luxury vehicles, including a Cadillac Escalade and…

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