Category: Florida – Southern District

Three Florida Pharmacies Agree to Pay $830,707 to Resolve Allegations They Fraudulently Billed Federal Health Care Programs | USAO-SDFL

Miami, Florida – Habana Hospital Pharmacy, Inc., Longevity Drugs, LLC, and Forest Hill Pharmacy, LLC, all Florida-based pharmacies, have agreed to pay $830,707.19 to resolve allegations they fraudulently used collaborative…

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South Florida Health Care Clinic Owners, Employees Sentenced for Roles in Multiple Fraud Schemes | USAO-SDFL

Miami, Florida – A federal district judge in Miami sentenced the last of five defendants for his role in a health care fraud scheme operated out of a physical therapy…

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South Florida Man Sentenced to 10 Years for Attempted Online Enticement of a Minor | USAO-SDFL

Miami, Florida – A federal district judge sitting in Ft. Pierce, Florida sentenced Zachary S. Spiegel, 38, of Jensen Beach, to 120 months in prison after a jury found Spiegel…

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Former CEO of Drug Manufacturing Company Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Defraud the FDA and Distributing Adulterated Drugs | USAO-SDFL

Miami, Florida – Raidel Figueroa, the former CEO and co-owner of Pharmatech, LLC, a drug and dietary supplement manufacturer that operated in Broward County, Florida, pled guilty to conspiring to…

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South Florida Resident Sentenced to 30 Months for Bank Fraud and Identity Theft After a String of USPS Collection Box Burglaries | USAO-SDFL

Miami, Florida – A Palm Beach resident who altered and cashed personal checks, which victims reported as stolen from U.S. Postal Service (“USPS”) drop boxes, was sentenced to 30 months…

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Man Who Acted as Russian Agent Sentenced to Federal Prison | USAO-SDFL

Miami, Florida – Hector Alejandro Cabrera Fuentes, 36, a Mexican citizen who had resided in Singapore, was sentenced yesterday in the Southern District of Florida to four years and one…

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Fentanyl Dealer Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Overdose Death | USAO-SDFL

Miami, Florida – A South Florida fentanyl dealer whose product killed a man was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison today.   On May 19, 2021, 21-year-old Peterson Nozinord…

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Sex Offender Sentenced in South Florida to Over 29 Years for Attempting to Sexually Entice Minor | USAO-SDFL

Miami, Florida – A federal district judge in Fort Pierce, Florida this week sentenced a 47-year-old Orlando man to 355 months in prison, followed by a lifetime of supervised release,…

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Two Additional South Florida Residents Charged in Elaborate Prescription Medication Diversion Scheme | USAO-SDFL

Miami, Florida – Federal prosecutors in Miami have charged two additional men, 51-year-old Lazaro Hernandez and 37-year-old Eladio Vega, for their alleged roles in a widespread fraud scheme involving the…

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