• PLDW Criminal Defense Attorneys Obtain Deferred Prosecution Agreement for Health Care Organization - First in the Nation
  • July 15, 2014 | Author: William P. Devereaux
  • Law Firm: Pannone Lopes Devereaux & West LLC - Providence Office
  • A Rhode Island Hospital and several of its key personnel were indicted by a grand jury on criminal charges of conspiracy and scheming to defraud the State of Rhode Island and its citizens. The charges stemmed from a federal investigation into the executive directors’ hiring of a part-time consultant to purportedly promote the activities of a corporation affiliated with the Hospital. The issue was that the part-time consultant was also a politician.