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Former American Senior Communities executives indicted

INDIANAPOLIS - United States Attorney Josh J. Minkler announced the indictment of four individuals for their roles in a vast fraud, kickback, and money laundering scheme involving Indiana nursing home chain American Senior Communities (ASC). Those charged include James Burkhart, 51, of Carmel, who formerly served as ASC's Chief Executive Officer, and Daniel Benson, 51, of Fishers, who served as Chief Operating Officer. The four men charged are alleged to have personally pocketed millions in kickbacks and fraudulent overcharges, which they spent on vacation homes, private plane flights, golf trips, expensive jewelry, gold bullion, and casino chips.


Action Details

  • Date:October 12, 2016
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions