Office of the Attorney General’s Civil Medicaid Fraud Division Recovers $42.7 Million in Taxpayer Funds
The Office of the Attorney General’s (“OAG”) Civil Medicaid Fraud Division settled an enforcement action brought under the Texas Medicaid Fraud Prevention Act (“TMFPA”) against pharmaceutical drug manufacturers Shire PLC, Baxter International Inc., Baxalta Inc., Viropharma Inc., Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc., and Takeda Pharmaceuticals America.
Office of the Attorney General Secures 16-Year Prison Sentence for Ambulance Company Owner Running Medicaid Fraud Scheme
The Office of the Attorney General of Texas (“OAG”) has secured justice for Texas taxpayers by investigating and prosecuting Dennis Damian Anugwom, owner of ambulance services company Union Healthcare Services.
Texas Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit Helps Secure 49-Month Sentence and Over $5 Million Restitution in Orthopedic Supplies Fraud Case
Kenric Wakeen Griffin, co-owner of New Horizons Durable Medical Equipment based in Frisco, TX, was sentenced to 49 months of federal incarceration to be followed by a year of supervised release for his role in a medical equipment fraud scheme.
Texas Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit Helps Dismantle $142 Million Genetic Testing Fraud Scheme, Seizes $7.1M in Assets
The Office of the Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (“MFCU”) has arrested Lily Tran Daniel, Kenneth Reynolds, and Lillian Thai, who are associated with the genetic testing company ApolloMDx, for their involvement in a major healthcare fraud scheme to fraudulently bill Medicare approximately $142 million.
Texas Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit Helps Take Down $6.9 Million Medicaid Fraud Scheme
Christian Agno Aquino, 42, of Humble, was arrested for his role in a $6.9 million Medicaid fraud and kickback scheme, alongside Rene Gaviola, 67, and Ifeanyi Ndubisi Ozoh, 51, of Houston, who were previously arrested.
Office of the Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit Sends Owner of Home Health Company to Prison for 57 Months for $1.4 Million Fraud Scheme
Efforts by the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (“MFCU”) of the Office of the Attorney General of Texas (“OAG”) have led to a home health company owner being sentenced to prison for 57 months.
Paxton’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit Helps Secure Swift Conviction of Healthcare Marketer for Illegal Kickback Scheme
Attorney General Paxton’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit successfully secured a conviction against Patrick Osemwengie, of Richmond, Texas, in a Houston federal court.
Paxton Secures Justice with Eight-Year Prison Sentence for Ambulance Owner Who Perpetrated $3.5 Million Fraud Scheme
Attorney General Paxton’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit secured a conviction against Floyd Eugene Dixon, owner of Ambu-Care Transportation, on the charges of first-degree felony theft and health care fraud.
Investigation by Paxton’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit Leads to 60-Month Prison Sentence for Home Health Care Fraudster and Over $3 Million in Restitution
Attorney General Paxton’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit investigated and helped secure the conviction and sentencing of Joyce Agu, a Sugar Land resident, to 60 months in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release.
Paxton’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit Sends Two Nurses to Prison for Defrauding Medicare of Nearly $1.5 Million
Attorney General Paxton’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit secured a prison sentence for two Houston nurses who were paying kickbacks to marketers, patients, and a physician.