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August 13, 2018

Nurse practitioner Sandra Haar, founder and chief executive officer of Horisons Unlimited, a non-profit provider of health and dental services in Merced, California, pleaded guilty to health care fraud and conspiracy to receive kickbacks.  Haar's scheme billed for services that were not rendered or were medically unnecessary, even submitting bills for office visits with doctors when, in fact, patients were met in local parking lots and given Suboxone, an opioid medication, in plastic baggies.   Haar also received thousands in kickbacks from a laboratory in exchange for sending Horisons patients to the lab.  ED CA (later sentencing and civil settlement here)

September 9, 2015

Donovan Davis Jr., a former principal of Capital Blu Management, LLC, was sentenced to 17 years in federal prison on multiple counts of criminal conspiracy, mail fraud, wire fraud, and money laundering in connection with the operation of a fraudulent $17 million commodity pool.  CFTC

April 23, 2015

German-based Deutsche Bank AG and its UK-based subsidiary DB Group Services (UK) Limited agreed to pay more than $2.5 billion to settle US and UK allegations relating to their role in manipulating and false reporting of the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) and Euribor.  In addition to the monetary payout, DB Group Services agreed to plead guilty to wire fraud and Deutsche Bank entered into a deferred prosecution agreement to resolve wire fraud and price-fixing charges. The settlement payment consists of an $800 million CFTC penalty, a $600 million penalty payable to the New York Department of Financial Services, $344 million payable to the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) action, and criminal penalties and disgorgement payable in an agreement with DOJ, including a $150 million fine payable by DB Group Services and a $625 million penalty payable by Deutsche Bank.  DOJ; CFTC; NY
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