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January 6, 2020 - Encino, CA Indian Doctor Kain Kumar (56) was sentenced today to two years in prison for defrauding Medicare and illegally prescribing opioid drugs.

With medical clinics in Palmdale, Rosamond, and Ridgecrest, CA Dr. Kain Kumar practiced internal medicine.

Guilty Plea
Encino, CA Indian Dr. Kain Kumar pleaded guilty April, 2019 to one count of health care fraud and one count of distribution of hydrocodone..............Read More

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December 18, 2019 - Tracy, CA Indian IT Staffing Company operator Abhijit Prasad (52) was sentenced to 36-months in prison for H-1B visa fraud and aggravated identity theft today by U.S. District Judge in the Northern District of California.

Abhijit Prasad was indicted by a grand jury on December 23, 2016 and subsequently convicted of 19 counts of H-1B visa fraud and two counts of aggravated identity theft today by a federal grand jury on August 5, 2019.............Read More

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December 17, 2019 - Janardhan Nellore (42) of Santa Clara and Sivannarayana Barama (45) of Fremont, CA were indicted for securities fraud related to Palo Alto Networks Inc. today by a federal grand jury in San Francisco.

Janardhan Nellore, an employee of Palo Alto Networks' information technology department, participated in insider trading scheme by trading and sharing confidential information about his employer's financial performance with Sivannarayana Barama and others.

The insider trading scheme of Nellore and Barama related to Palo Alto Networks Inc.(PANW) securities fraud allegedly generated in excess of $7 Million in illegal profits............Read More

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November 13, 2019 - San Diego Indian Couple Nimesh Shah (36), owner of Blue Star Learning Technical Training School, and his wife Nidhi Shah (34) pleaded guilty today to defrauding the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) out of more than $29 million in Post-9/11 G.I. Bill benefits and making false statements respectively.

While Nimesh Shah, owner of San Diego based Blue Star Learning Technical Training School has been charged with one count of wire fraud, his wife Nidhi Shah was indicted on one count of making false statements...........Read More

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October 21, 2019 - Bay Area Indian Doctor Venkat Aachi (52) was sentenced today to two years in prison for unlawfully distributing Hydrocodone and committing health care fraud.

Dr. Venkat Aachi was indicted by a federal grand jury in October, 2018 and charged him with six counts of distributing drugs outside the scope of professional practice, in violation of 21 U.S.C. § 841(a)(1) and (b)(1)(C), and one count of health care fraud, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1347.

Saratoga, CA resident Dr Venkat Aachi pleaded guilty March 25, 2019 to one count under each statute...........Read More

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October 11, 2019 - Los Angeles based Indian broker Damanpreet Singh (34) was sentenced today in Sacramento to nine additional months in prison for failing to self-surrender to serve his original prison sentence.

Damanpreet Singh was originally sentenced to two years in prison on September 14, 2018 and was ordered to self-surrender to begin serving his prison time on January 4, 2019.

Instead of self-surrendering as per the court order,..........Read More

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September 05, 2019 - Multiple Federal complaints have been filed by U.S. Attorney’s Office, Northern District of California today charging three Bay Area Indians and 27 others with multi-million dollar scheme to receive referrals for Medicare patients.

The 30 people charged with Medicare kickback scheme include CEO of Amity Home Health, 13 Doctors, six Nurse/Case Managers, five Marketers, one Marketing Director and one Social Worker..........Read More

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August 23, 2019 - Glendale, CA Indian Software Engineering and IT Consulting Company Assigncorp has paid $48,193 to one employee.........Read More

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August 05, 2019 - Tracy, CA Indian IT Staffing Company operator Abhijit Prasad (52) was convicted of 21 counts of H-1B visa fraud and two counts of aggravated identity theft today by a federal grand jury.

According to the evidence presented at the trial in San Francisco........Read More

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