Category: Georgia – Northern District

Home health agency to pay $4.2 million to settle False Claims Act allegations | USAO-NDGA

ATLANTA – PruittHealth, Inc. and affiliated entities (“Pruitt”) have agreed to pay $4.2 million to resolve allegations that they submitted claims for home health services that were not covered by…

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Georgia man sentenced to more than eight years in prison for filing false liens against federal government officials | USAO-NDGA

ATLANTA – Hakim Amal Archible has been sentenced for filing false liens against federal government officials, including former IRS Commissioner John Koskinen and former U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew. “Harassing…

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Georgia man who laundered millions from online frauds sentenced to 13 years in federal prison | USAO-NDGA

ATLANTA – Nnamdi Marcellus MgBodile has been sentenced to prison for bank fraud, money laundering, and conspiracy to commit bank fraud after being convicted at trial. For years, MgBodile opened…

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Six defendants indicted for fraud that included targeting elderly citizens | USAO-NDGA

ATLANTA – Vikas Mehta, Walter Valdivia, Pradip Parikh, Jaime Salas, Alpesh Patel, and Darash Shah have been indicted for wire fraud conspiracy, wire fraud, money laundering conspiracy, and money laundering. “This…

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Justice Department announces $139 million for law enforcement hiring to advance community policing | USAO-NDGA

ATLANTA – The Department of Justice today announced more than $139 million in grant funding through the department’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) COPS Hiring Program (CHP)….

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Cyberstalker sentenced for child exploitation crimes | USAO-NDGA

ATLANTA – Emanuel Gray has been sentenced to prison for producing child pornography and cyberstalking two teenage girls he met online. After the girls broke off communications with him, Gray…

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Gainesville men sentenced on federal arson charges for setting fire to police car parked at officer’s residence | USAO-NDGA

  GAINESVILLE, Ga. – Jesse James Smallwood, Delveccho Waller, Jr., Bruce Thompson, Judah Coleman Bailey, and Dashun Martin have been sentenced to prison for conspiring to commit arson of a…

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Mayor of Stonecrest and bookkeeper arraigned on federal charges relating to theft of COVID-19 relief funds | USAO-NDGA

ATLANTA – Jason Lary, the Mayor of Stonecrest, Georgia, has been arraigned on federal charges of wire fraud, conspiracy, and federal program theft.  The charges relate to a scheme to…

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Atlanta man sentenced for stealing veteran’s disability benefits | USAO-NDGA

ATLANTA – William F. Dorsey Jr., has been sentenced to federal prison for embezzling over $150,000 from his father’s beneficiary account funded by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. “Stealing…

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Armed robber sentenced for attacking customers at and stealing opioids from multiple pharmacies | USAO-NDGA

NEWNAN, Ga. – Anthony Lavell Williams, Jr. has been sentenced for perpetrating a string of armed robberies in Carroll, Catoosa, Chattooga, Cobb, and Hall Counties during which Williams assaulted pharmacy…

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