$4.2M Medicare fraud: Three Detroit-area residents plead guilty Jackson, Mich., resident Terrence Detroit and Hicks citizens Muhammed Al Mahdi and John Saunders pleaded guilty in U.S. District Courtroom in the Eastern District of Michigan this week because of their roles in a $4.2 million Medicare fraud scheme, Assistant Lawyer General Lanny A. Breuer of the Criminal Division, Acting U.S. Lawyer Terrence Berg of the Eastern District of Michigan, Special Agent in Charge Andrew G. Arena of the FBI’s Detroit Field Office and Daniel R. Levinson, Inspector General of the Department of Health insurance and Human Providers announced today.Corporate focus on PharmaForm Division Buying capacity expansion Access into commercial contract manufacturing Initiating targeted acquisition strategy Akela announced today its intent to focus management and capital assets on its profitable pharmaceutical contract manufacturing business, PharmaForm. PharmaForm enabled Akela to be profitable in 2010 2010 and has continuing to grow profitably, quarter over quarter, generating nearly $1.0 million in net gain through the first quarter of 2011. Currently, PharmaForm is increasing its capacity within manufacturing and formulation, primarily focused on Popular Melt Extrusion , with the acquisition of a second Leistritz 18 mm Twin Screw Extruder. This acquisition complements PharmaForm’s existing 18mm and 16mm Leistritz twin screw extruders. Additionally, in 2011, PharmaForm is considerably advancing its HME developing capabilities to include large scale Phase 3 clinical and pilot research, as well as commercial making through the acquisition of a new Leistritz 27 mm Twin Screw Extruder.