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Two Connecticut Physicians Pay over $4.9 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations

U.S. Attorney John H. Durham, Special Agent in Charge Phillip Coyne of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General, Special Agent in Charge Brian C. Turner of the New Haven Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and Connecticut Attorney General William Tong today announced that DR. CRISPIN ABARIENTOS and his wife, DR. ANTONIETA ABARIENTOS, have entered into a civil settlement agreement with the federal and state governments in which they will pay $4,927,903 to resolve allegations that they violated the federal and state False Claims Acts.


Action Details

  • Date:March 2, 2020
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Connecticut
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions