Slight shift on cooperation credit

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced last week a change in the way cooperation credit is given to corporations in criminal cases. Rosenstein announced that the Department of Justice will allow a company to receive cooperation credit in criminal cases where...

Insys – one down and six to go.

One defendant in the highly publicized Insys prosecution has agreed to switch sides and become a cooperator. Former Vice President of Sales at Insys, Alec Burlakoff, has agreed to plead guilty to a racketeering conspiracy. He faces a maximum 20 year sentence....

Is Telemedicine the new $1 Billion fraud?

The Department of Justice indicted four individuals in Tennessee in an alleged scheme involving telemedicine. The Indictment charges conspiracy to commit healthcare fraud, mail fraud, and introducing misbranded drugs into interstate commerce. According to prosecutors,...

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