Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Ambulance Company Owner Sentenced To 10 Months In Prison

Bassem Kuran, 23, of Philadelphia, PA, was sentenced today to ten months in prison for making false statements to Medicare through VIP Ambulance, Inc., an ambulance company that Kuran owned and which he served as President. The Honorable Gerald J. Pappert, United States District Judge, ordered that upon Kuran's release from prison, he must serve three years of supervised release, and further ordered Kuran to pay restitution to Medicare in the total amount of $66,901.93.


Action Details

  • Date:October 4, 2016
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions