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Seventy-Three Charged in Southern District of Florida as Part of Largest National Medicare Fraud Takedown in History

Wifredo A. Ferrer, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch, George L. Piro, Special Agent in Charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Miami Field Office, Shimon R. Richmond, Special Agent in Charge, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General (HHS-OIG), Amy L. Parker, Assistant Special Agent in Charge, Eastern Region, U.S. Office of Personnel Management, Office of Inspector General (OPM-OIG), Pam Bondi, Florida Attorney General, and, David W. Bourne, Special Agent in Charge, U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Office of Criminal Investigations, Miami Field Office, announce that seventy-three (73) South Florida residents were charged for their alleged participation in various schemes to defraud Medicare and Medicaid out of more than $262,567.878.


Action Details

  • Date:June 18, 2015
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions