Article: Pharr Family Pharmacy owner, six others indicted in $110 million health care fraud scheme

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Pharr Family Pharmacy owner, six others indicted in $110 million health care fraud scheme

KRGV Digital, 18 June 2021

A compound pharmacy owner, three marketers, a referring physician and two clinic office staff members were charged for their alleged role in a multimillion-dollar health care fraud and kickback scheme Friday.

Among those charged was John Ageudo Rodriguez, 51, owner of Pharr Family Pharmacy; Mohammad Imtiaz Chowdhury, 40, his father – Dr. Tajul Shams Chowdhury, 71, – and Alex Flores Jr., 51, all of McAllen; Hector DeLaCruz, Jr., 50, of Edinburg; Araceli Gaona, 35, of Mission; and Erika Hernandez Salinas, 38, of Donna, were also charged in the indictment. Continue reading “Article: Pharr Family Pharmacy owner, six others indicted in $110 million health care fraud scheme”

Article: Swiss banker’s sentence slashed in alleged $1B Venezuelan money laundering scheme

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Swiss banker’s sentence slashed in alleged $1B Venezuelan money laundering scheme

Keith Larsen, 24 March 2021

A Swiss banker’s sentence was cut for his role in an alleged $1 billion international money laundering scheme that illegally funneled money into South Florida real estate.

Matthias Krull was a key figure in a sophisticated scheme in which Venezuelan officials and wealthy elite siphoned money out of the country’s state oil company, PDVSA, and into assets in Europe and the United States, according to federal prosecutors. Some of the money allegedly went to buy luxury properties in Wellington, Coral Gables’ Cocoplum neighborhood and in Sunny Isles Beach, including at the condominium Porsche Design Tower. Continue reading “Article: Swiss banker’s sentence slashed in alleged $1B Venezuelan money laundering scheme”

Article: (SEC) Meeting with Representatives of Overstock.com, DowLohnes Government Strategies and Haverford Group

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(SEC) Meeting with Representatives of Overstock.com, DowLohnes Government Strategies and Haverford Group

basserdan, 27 October 2018

On September 8, 2008, Jonathan Johnson of Overstock.com, Kenneth Salomon of DowLohnes Government Strategies LLC, and John Wellborn of the Haverford Group met with Commissioner Aguilar and his counsel, Cyndi Rodriguez. They discussed issues related to the amendments to Regulation SHO, Rel. No. 56213 (S7-19-07) and the Emergency Order, Rel. Nos. 58166 and 58190 (S7-20-08) and issues related to data on the volume of failures to deliver. Continue reading “Article: (SEC) Meeting with Representatives of Overstock.com, DowLohnes Government Strategies and Haverford Group”