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In short, Isabel and Noli Tcruz, through their home health care companies, arranged with multiple physicians, including Dr. Baul, to pay the physicians, and for the physicians to receive, kickbacks and bribes in exchange for referring Medicare beneficiaries and providing Medicare beneficiary information that was used to support false and fraudulent claims by the business entities. (WWJ) Former Macomb County Public Works Commissioner Anthony Morrocco has been indicted on federal charges in connection with an alleged scheme spanning two decades.
2020-08-02 Macomb, IL Daily News. On Tuesday, Feb. 4, the Thomas M. Cooley Law School Auburn Hills campus hosted the Macomb County Bar Association’s “Macomb Project” providing students an evening of career exploration and professionalism networking with members of the Masters Section Macomb County representatives. Those who didn't buy tickets wouldn't get contracts with the county. Never miss a story or breaking news alert! The Macomb County Legal News is a weekly court and business newspaper published continuously since 1927 and reaches attorneys, judges and business people within Macomb County in Michigan. The investigation is a testament to the unwavering dedication of the agents of the FBI and IRS and my office’s resolve to rid the Eastern District of Michigan of pay-to-play government.”Marrocco's chief deputy, Dino Bucci is scheduled to plead guilty to similar charges on Wednesday. “For far too long, due to Commissioner Marrocco’s unchecked power over builders and contractors in Macomb County, business owners were forced to pay homage to the Commissioner by purchasing expensive fundraising tickets for the sole benefit of the Commissioner," Schneider said. Macomb, IL Daily News. Mentors in Macomb. By Stephanie; Detroit Legal News; prev. Former Macomb County Public Works commissioner Anthony Marrocco wants the county to pay his legal costs for his defense of a lawsuit related to another lawsuit regarding a golf-course deal. Reply According to the Superseding Indictment, during May 2011 to January 2018, Isabel Tcruz and Noli Tcruz owned and operated multiple home health care companies in Roseville, Michigan, including Maxicare Home Health Agency, Inc., Faith Home Care Services, LLC, and Affinity Home Care, LLC, though they sold Affinity Home Care in December 2014.
May 27, 2020 - 1:43 pm When texting this station, message & data rates apply. From 2011 to 2017, Isabel and Noli Tcruz used their businesses to pay, directly or indirectly, approximately $909,020.55 in personal expenses, and they issued checks from their business accounts made payable to themselves, but diverted the money to others to pay their expenses, totaling approximately $1,616,239.26.The superseding indictment further alleges that, from May 2011 through January 2018, Isabel Tcruz, Noli Tcruz, Dr. Terry Baul, and other doctors conspired to defraud the United States by paying and receiving health care kickbacks.
The fact that he is now facing four 20-year felonies is well-deserved and a consequence that was long overdue.
The indictment alleges that Marrocco used some of the money he extorted from the victims to pay for personal expenses, including air travel, car rentals, dinners at high-end restaurants, condo association charges, spa visits, wedding and holiday gifts, and yacht club fees.“Public corruption is the FBI’s number one criminal investigative priority because a lack of faith in elected government undermines our institutions," said Steven M. D'Antuono, Special Agent in Charge of the FBI in Michigan.
Isabel and Noli Tcruz avoided paying their taxes in numerous ways, including using their home health care business bank accounts to pay more than $440,000 in personal expenses.