Medicare Fraud and Abuse

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  Medicare Fraud and Abuse New Orleans Attorney Medicare fraud is typically characterized by: Knowingly submitting false statements or making misrepresentations of fact in order to obtain a federal health care payment for which no entitlement would otherwise exist; Billing for services not rendered or supplies not furnished, including falsifying records. Knowingly billing for services… Read more »

Residential Contractor Fraud – Louisiana Law

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  During the 2014 legislative session, the Louisiana law makers repealed the statute for Home Improvement Fraud and replaced it with Residential Contractor Fraud.   Louisiana Residential Contractor Fraud Statute– La. R.S. 14:202.1 Residential contractor fraud is the misappropriation or intentional taking of anything of value which belongs to another, either without the consent of… Read more »

U.S. Sentencing Commission Weighs Lesser Penalties White Collar Crimes

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  U.S. Sentencing Commission considers softer sentences for white collar crimes In the coming year the Feds will consider changes to sentencing guidelines for some white-collar crimes. The U.S. Sentencing Commission, which earlier this year reduced guideline ranges for nonviolent drug crimes, unanimously approved its latest set of items on the books. The top priority will… Read more »

Use Of Forged Academic Records — Louisiana Law

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  Use Of Forged Academic Records — La. R.S.  14:72.1   A.  A “forged academic record” shall mean a transcript, diploma, grade report, or similar document which is presented as being a bona fide record of an institution of secondary or higher education, but which is, in fact, false, forged, altered, or counterfeit. B.  “Use… Read more »

Mortgage Fraud — Louisiana Law

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White Collar Crime Defense New Orleans   Elizabeth B. Carpenter, Esq. — New Orleans Criminal Defense Attorney   Our firm has served many Louisiana Citizens who are facing white collar felony and misdemeanor charges in state and federal court.   MORTGAGE FRAUD La.R.S.  14:71.3   It is unlawful for a person, in connection with residential… Read more »

Bank Fraud — Louisiana Law

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NEW ORLEANS WHITE COLLAR CRIMINAL DEFENSE BANK FRAUD ATTORNEY   ATTORNEY ELIZABETH BAGERT CARPENTER — Representing Clients in Baton Rouge, Orleans, Jefferson, St. John, St. Chalres, St. Tammany Parishes   Bank Fraud —  La.R.S. 14:71.1   A.  Whoever knowingly executes, or attempts to execute, a scheme or artifice to do any of the following shall be… Read more »