Miami, Fl. – A South Florida federal grand jury indicted a former federal agent and three other Miami-Dade residents for their alleged roles in an operation that involved illegal Oxycodone distribution, federal witness tampering, and obstruction of justice.
The indictment charges Alberico Ahias Crespo, 46, a former Special Agent with the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General (HHS-OIG), with conspiring to traffic oxycodone, tamper with witnesses, and obstruct justice and with substantive counts of witness tampering. During the time of the alleged crimes, Crespo worked as part of the South Florida Health Care Fraud Strike Force, made up of interagency teams of federal investigators and prosecutors focused on combating health care fraud and health care-related narcotics trafficking in Southern Florida.
Also charged in the indictment are Jorge Diaz Gutierrez, 66, Yandre Trujillo Hernandez, 41 and Anais Lorenzo, 32. Diaz Gutierrez, identified in the indictment as a patient recruiter, is charged with drug trafficking, witness tampering, and obstruction of justice crimes. Hernandez Trujillo and Lorenzo face drug trafficking charges.
News article link: https://www.justice.gov/usao-sdfl/pr/former-federal-agent-and-others-indicted-south-florida