Are you the owner of a health clinic or HMO in South Florida? Then you need to understand what to do if the government involves you in a Medicare-related fraud investigation. To give you this understanding, our firm recently published a SlideShare presentation on this topic for your review:
We routinely strive to provide our readers in Florida and elsewhere with topical and relevant information regarding criminal law matters.
As we noted in a recent blog post, the topic of white collar crime was, until relatively recently, a comparatively staid and back-burner type of focus area within the larger realm of criminal law.
A fraud case involving a former professional athlete serves to illustrate the contours of a so-called Ponzi scheme and the potential civil and criminal penalties that can result for a participant.
Well-known political columnist George Will points out in a recent article he penned that approximately 4,500 federal criminal statutes are currently in force across the country, along with "innumerable regulations backed by criminal penalties that include incarceration."
It takes two to tango.
Every seasoned criminal defense attorney has often lamented the fact that a client simply provided police officers and other criminal investigators with information that he or she was not compelled to divulge.
If you own an HMO or health clinic in South Florida, you need to know what to do if the government decides to investigate you for Medicare fraud. For that reason, our law firm, Frank A. Rubino, Esq., provides you with a new legal alert entitled, "Medicare Fraud: What To Do When The Government Comes Calling."
Calling it "a somewhat odd thing to do," a spokesperson for the United States Department of Justice pointed to and decried the suggested changes recently offered up by a federal panel in the realm of criminal sentencing for convicted white collar defendants.