The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey announced a 33-count indictment against Dr. Brian Sokalsky, 42, of Margate; Vincent Tornari, 46, of Linwood; and Ashley Lyons-Valenti, 63, of Swedesboro, for their role in conspiracy schemes to receive kickback payments for medically unnecessary compounded medications. It is unclear if they have acquired legal representation.
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has unsealed the indictments of nine pharmacists who were charged last week for their alleged participation in a $12.1 million health care fraud scheme executed in Michigan and Ohio.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Arizona unsealed three criminal complaints charging multiple individuals with health care fraud associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.
The first complaint charges Jeremiah Faber of Gold Canyon with one count of health care fraud and one count of money laundering. It is unclear if he has acquired the services of an attorney.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Michigan announced separate charges against a Kalamazoo urogynecologist and a nurse practitioner accused of committing health care fraud and reusing single-use medical equipment.
Roger Beyer, M.D., was charged with conspiracy to commit health care fraud. His wife, Susan Wright, N.P., was charged with misprision of health care fraud and the adulteration of a medical device. It is unclear if they have acquired legal representation.
Sebastian Ahmed of Delray Beach has been convicted for his alleged involvement in a fraud scheme that exploited vulnerable drug addicts for kickback arrangements that enabled him and his alleged co-conspirators to make millions.
Ahmed, 42, was convicted of conspiracy to commit health care fraud and wire fraud, conspiracy to commit money laundering, health care fraud, and money laundering. Attorney information wasn’t available.