Monday, October 10, 2016

Update: On Federal Criminal Case Involving Life Worth Living Pharmacy, DMA Logistics d/b/a/ Nation Wide Meds, etc.

Greggory Jackson (40, Eagle Lake), Dustin “Drey” Chennells (40. Mount Dora), Michael Ayotunde (53, Ocala), Tashima Kenny (32, Davenport), Iris Ayala (54, Clermont), and Nalita Rajkumar (28, Lake Park) were indicted on a charge of conspiracy to commit health care fraud and wire fraud.  Jackson also was indicted on two charges of receiving illegal kickbacks, two charges of paying illegal kickbacks, and two counts of money laundering.  Kenny was also indicted on one count of money laundering.  Jackson, Chennells, Kenny, and others managed and operated a telemarketing call center known as DMA Logistics d/b/a Nation Wide Meds located inside Life Worth Living Pharmacy.  Ayotunde, a licensed pharmacist, is the owner and operator of Life Worth Living Pharmacy.  Ayala is a licensed physician, and Rajkumar is a licensed physician assistant.  The charges stem from these individuals’ roles in a compounding pharmacy fraud scheme that victimized the TRICARE program. Based on false and fraudulent claims, TRICARE made more than $5.7 million in reimbursement payments to Life Worth Living Pharmacy. 

quoted from DOJ press Release 

Since the indictment, Micahel Ayotunde, Iris Ayala, and Greggory Jackson have plead guilty.  The Sentencing hearing previously scheduled for 11/03/2016 was rescheduled as to Michael Ayotunde and Iris N. Ayala. New hearing date and time: 01/19/2017 at 3:00 PM in Tampa Courtroom 14 B before Judge Virginia M. Hernandez Covington.  Greggory Jackson: Change of Plea Hearing has been set for 10/21/2016 at 02:30 PM in Tampa Courtroom 12A before Magistrate Judge Thomas G. Wilson. 

Source Federal Docket in Case: 8:16-cr-00264-VMC-TGW  Middle District of Florida

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