8. United States v. Eduardo Perez de Morales, Case No. 12-20663-CR-Zloch(s)(s)
Eduardo Perez de Morales, 26, of Miami, is charged with one count of conspiring to launder the proceeds of health care fraud. According to Court records, Jorge Emilio Perez de Morales Sante, a fugitive defendant previously charged, operated a money remitting company that moved money from the United States to Cuba. The superseding indictment alleges that Jorge Emilio Perez de Morales and his brother Eduardo Perez de Morales laundered health care fraud proceeds through the money remitting company’s bank accounts. The United States is seeking forfeiture of $238,067,956. If convicted, Eduardo Perez de Morales faces up to 20 years in prison.
Mr. Ferrer commended the investigative efforts of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the FBI. This case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney H. Ron Davidson.