South Carolina Hospital Found Guilty of Violating False Claims Act

Hospital Collects Millions in Medicare Claims, Jury Says They Violated the False Claims Act A federal grand jury in Columbia, SC ruled on Wednesday, May 8th, that the Tuomey Healthcare System violated the Stark Law and the False Claims Act, collecting more than $39.3 million in fraudulent Medicare claims. The Sumter-based hospital has been on … [Read more...]

Former Chairman of Carolina Investors Released on Parole for Securities Fraud

Jack Sterling Released on Parole After Serving Part of His Securities Fraud Sentence On Wednesday, March 20th, former chairman of HomeGold Financial Jack Sterling was granted parole. Sterling is serving a five year sentence for securities fraud, for his role in orchestrating the 2003 collapse of Carolina Investors, which was owned by HomeGold … [Read more...]

Former SC Education Lottery Employee Indicted on Embezzlement Charges

State Lottery Employee Indicted for Embezzlement of $200,000 A former employee of the South Carolina State Education Lottery, which raises money for the LIFE Scholarship, was indicted on March 15th on charges of embezzlement. Anthony J. McNeil, 55, specifically faces charges of embezzlement of public funds over $10,000 – a serious felony, … [Read more...]

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