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Former NSA Subcontractor, Kyle Duran Smego, Pleads Guilty To Submitting False Claims For Hours Worked On Government Contracts
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Former NSA Subcontractor, Kyle Duran Smego, Pleads Guilty To Submitting False Claims For Hours Worked On Government Contracts

Caused NSA to Overpay More than $220,000 Baltimore, MD (STL.News) - Kyle Duran Smego, age 40, of Raleigh, North Carolina, pleaded guilty on July 2, 2019, to submitting false claims to the United States, specifically for inflating the number of hours he claimed to have worked on two government contracts. The guilty plea was announced by United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Robert K. Hur and Robert P. Storch, Inspector General of the National Security Agency. The National Security Agency (NSA) is a component of the United States Department of Defense.  During the period from February 2016 to present, the NSA had two ongoing contracts with an outside company (Contractor A).  Each of these contracts required Contractor A to supply information technology (IT) services to the NS...
Oklahoma Heart Hospital, LLC Agree to Pay $2.8 Million to Settle Allegations of Submitting False Claims to Medicaid
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Oklahoma Heart Hospital, LLC Agree to Pay $2.8 Million to Settle Allegations of Submitting False Claims to Medicaid

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK (STL.News) - OKLAHOMA HEART HOSPITAL, LLC, AND OKLAHOMA HEART HOSPITAL SOUTH, LLC (affiliated with Mercy), have agreed to pay $2,800,000 to settle civil claims stemming from allegations that they submitted false claims to Medicaid, announced First Assistant U.S. Attorney Robert J. Troester. Oklahoma Heart Hospital, LLC, and Oklahoma Heart Hospital South, LLC (collectively "OHH") are limited liability companies organized in the State of Oklahoma.  They own and operate the Oklahoma Heart Hospital and Oklahoma Heart Hospital South, which are located in Oklahoma City. The United States and the State of Oklahoma allege that from January 1, 2010, through December 31, 2016, OHH caused false claims to be submitted to Medicaid for certain non-emergency prescheduled cardiovascula...