U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2011

    Doris Vinitski: Paid $1,000-Per-Patient Kickbacks To Recruit For Medicare Fraud

    Calling all "patients"​How lucrative can ripping off Medicare be? Lucrative enough that one scamster was offering up to $1,000 a patient to "recruiters" who sent customers her way. Doris Vinitski, 46, the owner of Onward Medical Supply, signed up the patients and then started billing Medicare ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2010

    You've Got Mail: Letter Carrier Pleads Guilty to Stealing

    When you control the news, you control...information.​Ever mail something to a friend or family member, like some birthday cash, or perhaps a kidney, only to have it go missing? Things like that kept happening along the route of Houston letter carrier Johnnie Harden Jr. (except subst ... More >>

  • News

    October 21, 2010

    Grinding Justice

    Operation Streamline costs millions, tramples the Constitution, treats migrants like cattle and doesn't work.