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Center Stage – Marketing as a Criminal Defense Attorney with Attorney Barry Wax

Check out our episode with Center Stage! I was interviewed by John Hinson and we had a great conversation.

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Everything You Should Know About Ponzi Schemes in Florida

After Bernie Madoff and his historic, highly publicized Ponzi scheme collapsed during the Great Recession of 2008, one would think that the prevalence of such schemes would decrease. There is nothing to indicate that that is the case, however, and those knowledgeable about Ponzi schemes…

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Telemedicine and Telehealth Charges Keep Piling Up

It seems as if the Department of Justice, Department of Health and Human Services, and other federal agencies are announcing historic telehealth fraud busts every other week. As soon as one bust breaks the previous money record, the next record-setting apprehension is just around the…

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Feds Continue to Unmask Pain Management Clinics

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has been aware for years of the ease at which pill mills can masquerade as “pain management clinics.” This trend does not discount the legitimacy of the vast majority of pain management clinics, but it shows the willingness of federal…

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Investigations of Clinical Research Fraud Heating Up

The FDA, along with the DOJ’s Consumer Protection Branch, mentioned clinical research fraud as an area of heightened concern in late 2019. The COVID-19 pandemic only made the concern more urgent for federal investigators. As of March 2021, more than 3,000 clinical research trials related…

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Money Laundering in the Age of Cryptocurrency

As financial transactions have become more complex, so have money laundering strategies and tactics. State and federal investigators have become quite proficient at flagging certain problematic financial transactions, and the mantra of “follow the money” has always been the lynchpin of fraud investigations. The rise…

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A Spotlight on Recent Notable Medicare Fraud Charges

Well over a year after the first case of COVID-19 reached the West Coast, federal agencies are aggressively responding to allegations of Medicare and health care fraud connected to the pandemic. In fall 2020, the Department of Justice announced what it billed as the largest…

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A Primer on Medicare Fraud in Florida

Last year, Medicare turned 55. The federal program has grown up quite a bit over the years, as it now covers many more medical expenses than just hospital stays. Accordingly, the potential for fraud—and the scope of federal agents investigating Medicare fraud—has also significantly expanded.…

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Responding to a Grand Jury Subpoena in Florida

When the United States Department of Justice prosecutors and Assistant United States Attorneys want to prosecute for a crime, they must present the case to a federal grand jury and obtain an indictment. However, before  that can happen, an investigation into the alleged criminal activity typically occurs.…

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