It happened the day President Trump announced the US-Mexico border would be closed to all non-essential traffic. That was on Friday, March 20th 2020. When I read that on “breaking news” from the LA Times late that morning, I believed I was stuck south of the border from California on the Pacific Coast and wouldn’t... Read More
Kareem Ahmed, the CEO of Landmark, moves in high gear from the Orange County court house on February 28th 2018. photo copyright Lonce Lamonte
Prosecution Under Peril From A Formidable Defense In Landmark Medical Fraud Case In Orange County
The Landmark case, which is a criminal workers’ compensation fraud case, is in the Orange County Superior Court in Santa Ana still hanging in the balance on the verge of a preliminary hearing for three of the defendants connected with Landmark Medical Management. On Friday morning, March 13th 2020, the hearing for the Landmark defendants... Read More
Marisa Schermbeck Nelson leaves Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center on December 2nd 2016
Marisa Schermbeck Nelson Scheduled To Testify For The Prosecution In L.A. Uwaydah Case On March 27th 2020
Proceedings in the Criminal Organization Munir Uwaydah case in downtown Los Angeles have been continued to Friday, March 27th 2020 at 10 am. This workers’ compensation fraud case counting hundreds of millions of dollars in fraudulent billings plus numerous patient abuses dates back to Dr. Uwaydah’s medical practice beginnings in California in the year 2001. ... Read More
Detectives from the California Department of Insurance have arrested seven suspects in the Los Angeles area on 31 felony charges of auto insurance fraud. A family-run organized auto fraud ring nicknamed Operation Car Seats allegedly filed a multiplicity of fraudulent auto insurance claims using receipts for high-end child car seats. The seats cost an average... Read More
Contra Costa undercover sting brings felony insurance fraud charges in auto body repair shops bust.
To crack down on automobile insurance fraud, the California Department of Insurance, Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office and the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) conducted an undercover sting operation targeting auto body repair facilities across Contra Costa County. The operation resulted in eight felony counts of insurance fraud against four individuals, Estephanie Gonzalez-Marquez, 26, of... Read More
Sim Hoffman, M.D. leaves through the back exit of Orange County Superior Court as he looks into his cell phone. He played with his cell phone all throughout his Preliminary Hearing in September of 2015. Photo by Lonce Lamonte, all rights reserved.
Sim Hoffman, M.D.’s Trial Astonishingly Continued Once Again. Trial Now Set For May 8th 2020 In Orange County Superior Court. Radiologist Has Now Been In Court For Nine Solid Years.
There comes another shocking new turn in the case of Sim Hoffman, M.D., whose case of workers’ compensation fraud in Orange County has been almost nine years in the court room and still has not yet gotten to trial. Dr. Hoffman is a radiologist. Now, the trial date has been continued once again from February... Read More
Dr. Munir Uwaydah, circa 2008. All rights reserved, copyrighted.
Shannon Moore-Devane and Paul Turley DC, Dr. Uwaydah Case Defendants in San Diego, Get Their Sentencing Dates Continued To June 10th 2020.
Sentencings in San Diego Superior Court for defendants Shannon Moore-Devane and Paul Turley, both of Criminal Organization Munir Uwaydah notoriety, were continued from Tuesday, January 28th 2020 to Wednesday, June 10th 2020. San Diego deputy district attorney Renee Palermo suggested that the move was related to the federal court sentencing that is now set for... Read More
Orange County Superior Court, Santa Ana, California; copyright Lonce Lamonte, all rights reserved
Bradley Dean Groscost and Felix Koltsov arrested in $20 million workers’ compensation insurance fraud and kickback scheme
Bradley Dean Groscost of Westminster and Felix Koltsov of Beverly Hills self-surrendered last week to the Orange County Central Justice Center after being charged with multiple felony counts of insurance fraud, money laundering, and unlawful referrals for allegedly conspiring to bill insurers in excess of $20 million as part of a kickback referral scheme. From... Read More