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Former Chiropractor Found Guilty of Health Care Fraud Charges that She Schemed to Defraud Health Insurers Out of $2.2 Million

A former Orange County chiropractor was found guilty by a jury today of federal criminal charges accusing her of defrauding health insurers by fraudulently submitting and causing to be billed $2.2 million in billings for chiropractic services never provided, bogus medical diagnoses, office visits that never occurred, and medical devices falsely prescribed. Susan H....

ADT Technician Sentenced for Hacking Home Security Footage

There’s an update to a previously reported case: A home security technician was sentenced today to 52 months in federal prison for repeatedly hacking into customers’ video feeds, announced Acting U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Prerak Shah. Telesforo Aviles, a 35-year-old former ADT employee, pleaded guilty to computer fraud in January. He was...

Humana sued in federal court over apparent data breach

Chris Larson reports: A Humana Inc. customer filed a class-action lawsuit in federal court against the Louisville-based health insurance and health care provider. The suit, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky, alleges that a company called Visionary Medical Systems Inc. mishandled sensitive patient data, exposing the data to...