January 25, 2016

October 8, 2015

Evelio Fernandez Penaranda, owner of Miami-based Naranja Pharmacy Inc., was sentenced to 46 months in prison and to pay $1,876,241 in restitution for his role in the submission of more than $1.8 million in fraudulent claims to Medicare.  According to his guilty plea, Naranja Pharmacy submitted fraudulent claims to Medicare for prescription drugs not prescribed by physicians, not medically necessary and not provided to Medicare beneficiaries. DOJ

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