Posts Tagged ‘fraud’

Lewis Tein client acquitted of two counts of Medicare fraud; mistrial declared on third count

Posted on: June 6th, 2012 by lewistein No Comments

On Friday, June 1, 2012, a Miami jury found Lewis Tein client Nichole Eckert not guilty of two counts of attempting to defraud Medicare. The jury was unable to reach a unanimous decision on a conspiracy count against Ms. Eckert, and a mistrial was declared. The full article is here:

Jury Convicts 5 In $205M Medicare Fraud, Kickback Scheme


Fugitive, alleged hedge-fund swindler caught, appears in West Palm Beach courtroom

Posted on: April 3rd, 2009 by lewistein No Comments

Won Lee, one of the three principals of KL Financial, was arrested while attempting to board a flight from South Korea to Argentina in February. Lee made his initial appearance in federal court Friday. Lee, after evading arrest for 4 years, now faces more than 30 counts of mail fraud, wire fraud and money laundering. Guy A. Lewis was the court-appointed receiver for KL Group.


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Judge Orders Arrest of KL Partner

Posted on: November 28th, 2006 by lewistein No Comments

Former KL partner, John Kim, was arrested on civil contempt for failing to repay approximately $2.8 million dollars. To date, Lewis Tein has recovered approximately $4.3 million in assets from the fraudulent hedge fund.

Read more from The New York Times.


‘Perfect Deal’ to Nightmare

Posted on: March 8th, 2006 by lewistein No Comments

Judge Barry Garber reverses his previous ruling on the extradition of client Shlomo Ben-Tov (also known as Sam Goodson) based upon the demonstration that the Dominican government’s documents were fraudulent.

Read this summary in the Southern District of Florida Blog (SDFLA)