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Marketers and Physicians in Five States Agree to Pay Over $1.5 Million to Settle Laboratory Kickback Allegations

Two laboratory marketers, George Carralejo of Yorba Linda, California, and Michael Jeresaty of Daniel Island, South Carolina and their marketing companies, as well as five physicians, Dr. Paul Bierig of Plano, Texas, Dr. Mohd Azfar Malik of St. Louis, Missouri, Dr. Robert Ain of Wichita, Kansas and Drs. Barry Feinberg and Rachel Feinberg also of St. Louis, and certain affiliated entities have agreed to pay a total of $1,501,162 to resolve alleged False Claims Act violations arising from their involvement in laboratory kickback schemes.


Action Details

  • Date:April 1, 2024
  • Agency:U.S. Department of Justice
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions