As further indication that health care fraud enforcement efforts are heating up in a big way, on Friday July 16, 2010, the Department of Justice announced the largest health care fraud crackdown in history. According to Attorney General Eric Holder, raids were simultaneously conducted in multiple states including New York, Florida, Louisiana and Detroit. The crackdown resulted in the indictment and/or arrest of 94 people in connection with alleged schemes to submit false claims to Medicare in excess of $250 Million. The crackdown was lead by by the Medicare Fraud Strike Force — the joint initiative between the Departments of Justice and Health and Human Services — involved more than 360 law enforcement agents. According to the DOJ comments, among those arrested were physicians, medical assistants, and health care company owners and executives.