News Stories

Tag: Fraud

May 2, 2023

Auditors Support Investigation

Roy Nelson, Senior Auditor, and Jeff C. Beck, Supervisory Auditor, reviewed proposal documents and invoice history to identify the proposed part costs and prepared a projected damage analysis for the Department of Justice related to a settlement of $21.8 million.

March 30, 2023

Pharmacist Found Guilty of 22 Felonies Totaling $11 Million in Tricare Fraud

DCAA Supervisory Auditors Mark Saunders, Fei Lincoln, and Technical Specialist Elba Piligrino assisted in a case involving healthcare fraud. Sentencing for this case is scheduled for April 2023.

March 13, 2023

Two Biotech Firms & Co-Founder to Pay over $10 Million for Mischarging Federal Grants

DCAA auditor Maria Rosalinda Perez-Rivera and Supervisory Auditor Fei Lincoln provided assistance in a case involving two biotech firms and allegations of improper billing to federal grants.

Feb. 10, 2023

Investigation Leads to Settlement Agreement of over $475,000

DCAA Operations Investigative Support Division auditor Igor Yegoroff and Supervisory Auditor Myron Antoniw assisted in an investigation leading to a civil settlement agreement of $478,586.

Jan. 24, 2023

Auditors’ Support Results in Fine and 52 Months in Prison

DCAA Operations Investigative Support auditors assisted in a case resulting in a Newport News woman being sentenced on January 5, 2023, to 52 months in prison and ordered to pay a $200,000 fine for evading the assessment of her 2015 and 2016 income tax returns.

Jan. 9, 2023

Auditors' Support Results in $10 million Payment

DCAA auditor Maria Rosalinda Perez-Rivera, Supervisory Auditor Fei Lincoln and Technical Specialist Elba Piligrino assisted in an investigation leading to a $10 million payment.

Dec. 21, 2022

Auditors' Support Contributes to Case

DCAA's investigative support auditors provided support to a multi-agency team investigating allegations of fraud.

Dec. 2, 2022

Auditors Support Investigation Resulting in $8.4 Million Payment

DCAA auditors supported an investigation which resulted in a $8.4 million payment by a contractor.

Sept. 26, 2022

US Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia presents award to DCAA Investigative Support Auditor

Ms. Gina Vaughan recieved an award for her work on a case involving conspiracy and a scheme related to government contracts supplying items to the US armed forces.

Aug. 23, 2022

Three Kansas Men Accused of Fraud

DCAA Auditors assisted in an investigation resulting in the indictment of three men for fraud.