Border Patrol Agents Arrest Convicted Sex Offender

Comstock, Texas - U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Comstock Station arrested a convicted sex offender, January 16.

Public Health Agencies Confirm 2019 Novel Coronavirus Case in Arizona

Phoenix, Arizona - The Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) and the Maricopa County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) announced today that a Maricopa County resident has been diagnosed with the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. The confirmed case is in a person who recently returned from travel to Wuhan, China.

Pain Clinic and Owner Agree to Pay $650,000 to Resolve Allegations of Unnecessary Procedures

Columbus, Ohio - Comprehensive Pain Management Institute and its owner, Leon Margolin, M.D., have agreed to pay the United States $650,000 to resolve False Claims Act allegations that they knowingly billed Medicare for nerve conduction studies and alcohol/substance abuse assessments and interventions (SBIRT) that were medically unnecessary or not provided as billed, the Justice Department announced today.  Margolin is a pain management physician in Columbus, Ohio.

2019 Preliminary Semiannual Crime Statistics Overview

Washington, DC - The FBI’s Preliminary Semiannual Uniform Crime Report reveals overall declines in the number of violent crimes and property crimes reported for the first six months of 2019 when compared with figures for the first six months of 2018.

Two Men Sentenced to Prison for Their Roles in an Investment Fraud Scheme Targeting Elderly Victims

Charlotte, North Carolina - Two men were sentenced to prison for their roles in a multimillion-dollar investment fraud scheme targeting the elderly and other vulnerable victims.