Clothing Wholesaler Exec Sentenced to 4 Years in Prison for Customs Fraud Scheme to Avoid Paying Millions of Dollars in Duties

A clothing wholesale company executive, Mohamed Daoud Ghacham, was sentenced today to 48 months in federal prison for undervaluing imported garments in a scheme to avoid paying millions of dollars in customs duties. Ghacham’s company, Ghacham Inc., which does business under the “Platini” brand name, imported clothing from China and submitted...
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DOJ settles False Claims Act case with Lincare Inc. durable medical equipment supplier for$25.5 million for fraudulent billing

PRESS RELEASE The United States has settled a civil fraud lawsuit against LINCARE INC., a large durable medical equipment (“DME”) supplier with approximately 700 locations throughout the United States.  The settlement resolves claims that LINCARE violated the False Claims Act by fraudulently continuing to bill federal health care programs...
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