Category: Justice Dept – Western Dist. Missouri

Former Dental Clinic Owner Sentenced for Payroll Tax Fraud Scheme

A Marshfield, Missouri, man whose wife was sentenced earlier for her role in a Medicaid fraud scheme involving their dental clinics was sentenced in federal court today for failing to pay over payroll taxes and collecting unemployment benefits he wasn’t entitled to receive. Original Source

Congress Must Act to Permanently Ban Lethal Drugs

Law enforcement must have the resources to combat this deadly crisis of opioid overdose deaths caused by an influx of fentanyl and fentanyl analogues smuggled into our country. Congress this week voted to temporarily preserve one critical tool, however, there is more that must be done. Original Source

California Man Pleads Guilty to Drug Trafficking

A Montclair, California, man pleaded guilty in federal court today to drug trafficking after transporting more than four pounds of heroin and approximately five pounds of fentanyl aboard a bus en route to New York City. Original Source