Sawyer Retained for Another High-Profile Legal Matter
In San Francisco, twenty eight people have been charged along with two corporations in a Federal kickback scheme involving hundreds of millions of dollars in taxpayer money.
Attorney Allen Sawyer—highly experienced in high-profile criminal defense cases—is representing Dr. Scott Taylor, an orthopedic surgeon involved in the matter.
Numerous doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals provided patient referrals, through Medicare, out to the defendant corporations in exchange for kickbacks.
- 2 Corporations
- 1 CEO
- 13 Doctors
- 5 Nurses
- 9 Others including Marketers, Case Managers, and a Social Worker
The companies, Amity Home Health Care, Inc., and Advent Hospice Care, paid 115 million dollars in tainted Medicare billings, and 8 million dollars in kickbacks:
- $6 million in the form of cash
- $2 million in the form of payments to medical directors
Amanda Singh, who was released on a $2 million bond, is said to be the “ringleader” of this scheme. She faces up to 35 years in prison. Ms. Singh is charged with:
- Witness tampering
- Lying to Federal Investigators
California criminal defense attorney Allen Sawyer, who has successfully represented clients in the most challenging of criminal matters, has been selected for representation in this high-profile San Francisco fraud scheme. If you need representation on a criminal matter, please contact Mr. Sawyer.