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Southern District of Florida Charges 30 Individuals Responsible for $86 Million in Fraudulent Billing as Part of Healthcare Fraud Takedown

Ariana Fajardo Orshan, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida; Brian A. Benczkowski, Assistant Attorney General for the Justice Department's Criminal Division; George L. Piro, Special Agent in Charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Miami Field Office; and Derrick L. Jackson, Special Agent in Charge, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Office of Inspector General (HHS-OIG), Atlanta Regional Office, announced that a total of 30 defendants were charged with offenses relating to their alleged participation in various schemes to defraud Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance. The conduct allegedly resulted in more than $86 million in fraudulent billings. Those charged included physicians as well as other medical and business professionals.


Action Details

  • Date:September 26, 2019
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions