Combined, the companies agreed to pay over $600,000 in civil penalties, and each committed to a strict compliance plan to ensure such actions do not recur.
Randy Constant and Three Others Sentenced to Federal Prison for Their Roles in Fraud Involving More Than $120,000,000 in Grain Falsely Marketed as Organic
The report also reveals an upward trend in all categories of enforcement showing 381 individuals arrested, 296 indictments obtained, and 260 convictions related to intellectual property crimes.
A Nigerian man was sentenced to 46 months in prison on Monday for his role in a durable medical equipment (DME) scheme in which more than $8 million was fraudulently billed to Medicare for DME that was not medically necessary.
Last year was one of the most tragic years on record with more than 58,000 wildfires burning over 8.8 million acres. Additionally, nearly 26,000 structures were destroyed, more than double the previous annual record.
The organization says their programs create an opportunity to transform service related issues, injuries and illnesses into a structured, musical outlet as an enhancement of traditional therapies and/or treatments.
He was convicted once, but the decision was reversed. A second trial led to a mistrial and a hung jury. The most receent trial yielded a guilty verdict after 5 days of deliberations. Now, he'll spend the rest of his life in prison.
The capsules, estimated to have an MSRP of more than $663,000, had been sent from Hong Kong.
In 1973, prison officials took Lester Eubanks to a shopping center in Columbus, Ohio, and allowed him to shop unescorted as a reward for good behavior.
This is part of an effort to reduce the high unemployment rate for military spouses.