Justice Department intervenes in complaint against Los Angeles, alleging fraudulent use of HUD funds
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Department of Justice announced Aug. 1 that it has filed a complaint to intervene against the city of Los Angeles and the CRA/LA (formerly the Community Redevelopment Agency of the city of Los Angeles) alleging the fraudulent securing of millions of dollars in housing grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Department of Justice announced July 27 that the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee entered a consent decree of permanent injunction against Crown Laboratories Inc. and Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Bedard to stop the alleged distribution of unapproved and misbranded drugs.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Department of Justice announced July 26 it has filed a lawsuit against Louisiana-based companies Technical Marine Maintenance Texas LLC, which provides contract shipyard labor, and Gulf Coast Workforce LLC, a related company, for allegedly violating the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA).
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Department of Justice announced July 17 that Ohio-based Foundations Health Solutions Inc. (FHS), Olympia Therapy Inc. (Olympia), and Tridia Hospice Care Inc. (Tridia), and their executives, Brian Colleran (Colleran) and Daniel Parker (Parker), will pay roughly $19.5 million to resolve allegations of false claims to Medicare.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Department of Justice announced July 14 that it has filed a civil complaint against Nigerian businessmen, seeking the forfeiture and recovery of roughly $144 million in assets that are purportedly proceeds stemming from foreign corruption laundered through the United States.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Department of Justice announced July 14 that a Social Security disability lawyer was sentenced in federal court over his alleged role in a scheme to fraudulently obtain more than $550 million in federal disability payments from the Social Security Administration (SSA).
The U.S. Department of Justice announced on June 15 that the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida entered a consent decree of permanent injunction against Stratus Pharmaceuticals Inc. of Miami; Sonar Products Inc. of Carlstadt, N.J.; and individuals Alberto Hoyo and Juan Carlos Billoch.
DOJ settles Boston Harbor electrical cable case, allowing government to move forward with renovation project
The U.S. Department of Justice announced on July 12 that NSTAR Electric Company, which does business as Eversource Energy (NSTAR), NSTAR subsidiary Harbor Electric Energy Company (HEEC) and the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA) will settle allegations related to a permit for an electrical cable beneath Boston Harbor.