Blog Posts in June, 2015

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  • Houston Hospital President Gets 45-Year Sentence for Health Care Fraud
    Houston Hospital President Gets 45-Year Sentence for Health Care Fraud

    The former president of Houston’s Riverside Hospital has been sentenced to 45 years in prison for conspiracy to commit health care fraud by billing Medicare $158 million for mental health services ...

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  • SEC Considers Clawback Provisions for Executive Pay When Financial Statements are in Error
    SEC Considers Clawback Provisions for Executive Pay When Financial Statements are in Error

    The Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) will vote on new clawback provisions that would penalize executive pay when a company’s financial statements contain errors. These new provisions are ...

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  • DOJ May Charge GM with Wire Fraud for Delaying Defective Ignition Switch Recall
    DOJ May Charge GM with Wire Fraud for Delaying Defective Ignition Switch Recall

    According to a Wall Street Journal report , the U.S. Department of Justice is considering charging GM with criminal wire fraud in connection with the automaker’s delay in issuing a recall for faulty ...

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  • Connect-a-Jet CEO Found Guilty of Securities Fraud
    Connect-a-Jet CEO Found Guilty of Securities Fraud

    Connect-a-Jet CEO Martin Cantu of Round Rock, TX, has been found guilty of two securities fraud charges, including one count of conspiracy to commit securities fraud and one count of securities fraud ...

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  • Texas Antiques Appraiser Fined and Sentenced to Prison for Rhino and Ivory Smuggling Conspiracy
    Texas Antiques Appraiser Fined and Sentenced to Prison for Rhino and Ivory Smuggling Conspiracy

    A 43-year-old Frisco, Texas, antiques appraiser has been sentenced to 25 months in prison and fined $150,000 for conspiring to smuggle rhinoceros horn and elephant ivory into China from the U.S. Ning ...

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  • Dallas House Call Doctor and Employee Arrested for Medicare Fraud
    Dallas House Call Doctor and Employee Arrested for Medicare Fraud

    A Dallas doctor who operated a medical services house call business and his employee have been arrested and charged with multiple counts of health care fraud, according to the Department of Justice. ...

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