Saturday, December 10, 2022

Which Fraud Leads to Jail

Volodymyr Ogorodnychuk was a not good manager. Ogorodnychuk, of Key West, Florida managed four companies, Paradise Choice, Paradise Choice Cleaning, Tropical City Services and Tropical City Group. All staffing companies in southern Florida. These companies contracted with Keys’ hotels, bars and restaurants to provide...

Yard Sale!

Telemarketing and telemedicine company owner Marc Sporn of Delray Beach, Florida, was sentenced on June 16, 2022 to 14 years in prison following a healthcare and wire fraud scheme, in which he robbed Medicare out of more than $20 million. And you can help him with...

My Client Can’t Get In

Basic legal ethics for attorneys dictate that they serve their clients’ interests and funds with good judgement. It is an ethical violation to mix a client’s money from a settlement with the attorney’s funds, even if it is accidental or innocent of any malicious...

Vamanos – “Let’s Go!”

A Florida man awaiting trial for allegedly submitting more than $4 million USD in fraudulent health-care claims was detained on a jet ski as he tried to flee to Cuba. U.S. Federal prosecutors are accusing Ernesto Cruz Graveran of submitting $4.2 million USD in bogus...

Wall Street Wannabe

For most of the world, the outbreak of COVID-19 in 2020 marked a time to come together and have each other’s backs. For others, such as dual New York and Florida resident, Gregory Blotnick, it signaled an opportunity to try and make a quick...

Fraudulent in Florida

Boca Raton, Fla., resident Nathan LaParl was sentenced to three years of probation by a U.S. District Court judge for his role in a deplorable multi-million-dollar Medicare fraud scheme. LaParl, 34, worked with an accomplice to sell Medicare patients’ personal and medical information, obtained...

Breathe a Little Easier     

The global effort to help fight COVID-19 spurred the development of human ingenuity and compassion for people who were critically ill. Scientists, companies, and even ordinary people contributed in different ways by making medical ventilators as quickly as possible to treat patients around the...

Bills, Bills, Bills 

A Tampa, Fla, man faces years in prison and a hefty restitution fee for a slew of charges, including healthcare fraud, identity theft, and tax fraud. (This fraudster was a very busy guy.) Joshua Maywalt, 40, was involved in a healthcare fraud scheme where he abused his credentials...

A Story of Medicaid Fraud

Once upon a time, there was a woman named Elizabeth Storey, who owned and operated North Florida Mental Health (NFMH), a counseling center in Tallahassee, Fla. She employed a woman named Stephanie Lynn Fleming, who was a licensed mental health counselor. Together, these two...

Unlicensed to Defraud

Unlicensed insurance agents are not allowed to engage in the sale, solicitation, or negotiation of insurance, but that didn’t stop Costa Mesa, Calif. resident Karyl Lynn Reed from allegedly collecting insurance premiums on nonexistent workers’ compensation policies. The 57-year-old supposedly defrauded multiple businesses out...
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