Investigations Press Release
Amtrak OIG-supported investigation leads to charges against ten in $1.4 billion health care fraud scheme
For Immediate Release
July 2, 2020
FIVE INDIVIDUALS PLEAD GUILTY TO HEALTH INSURANCE FRAUD SCHEME, SENTENCED TO PRISON, ORDERED TO PAY $62,836 RESTITUTION
Five individuals who worked for Empire Care Dental at various California locations, including one dentist, one dental hygienist, and three office managers pleaded guilty to Health Insurance Fraud and to Practicing Dentistry Without a License.
Tracking Number: OIG-WS-2020-337 | 06/25/2020
A Technician in Los Angeles was terminated from employment on May 20, 2020, and a Customer Service Supervisor and an Operations Supervisor from Los Angeles were terminated from employment on June 23, 2020, following their administrative hearings.
Tracking Number: OIG-WS-2020-333 | 06/23/2020
A Coach Cleaner in New Orleans, Louisiana, was terminated from employment on June 18, 2020, following an administrative hearing for violating company policy.
Tracking Number: OIG-WS-2020-330 | 06/18/2020
A former Machinist based in Albany-Rensselaer, New York, violated company policies by viewing pornographic videos during work hours on his company-owned computer. The videos were stored and accessed on a USB device.
Tracking Number: OIG-WS-2020-334 | 06/18/2020
A supervisor and foreman in Chicago, Illinois, were terminated from employment on June 11, 2020 and issued a written reprimand on June 18, 2020, respectively, for violating company policies.
Tracking Number: OIG-WS-2020-336 | 06/18/2020