WASHINGTON, D.C. — A Connecticut psychologist has agreed to a $126,000 settlement with the federal and Connecticut state governments for allegedly billing Medicaid for services that were not provided.
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WASHINGTON, D.C. — MFA Incorporated of Columbia, Missouri, and its subsidiary, MFA Enterprises Incorporated, have settled with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) for $850,000 relating to allegations of chemical accident prevention violations.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A Hong Kong investment bank will pay a $47 million criminal penalty to resolve allegations by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) that the bank violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) when it awarded jobs to friends and family of Chinese officials.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Department of Justice (DOJ) has reached a $8.5 million settlement with Caris Healthcare LP, along with its subsidiary Caris Healthcare LLC, after a whistleblower alleged the company submitted false claims and retained payments for patients ineligible for Medicare hospice benefits.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Department of Justice (DOJ) has filed an antitrust lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York in an effort to block Walt Disney Company's $71.3 billion acquisition of Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc., and also proposed a settlement for the divestiture of 22 regional sports networks (RSNs) by Disney.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — J.C. Penney Corporation has reached a settlement with the Department of Justice (DOJ) regarding allegations the company was facing for immigration-related discrimination.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Department of Justice (DOJ) has settled claims against a North Carolina landscaping company that allegedly discriminated against qualified, available U.S. workers by showing hiring preference to temporary workers holding H-2B visas.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Department of Justice (DOJ) has reached a settlement with a California test prep company over allegations the company did not make its online courses and tutoring sessions accessible for the deaf or hard of hearing.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has announced the Department of Justice's (DOJ) plan to remit more than $500 million to the FTC for consumers scammed by a payday lending scheme.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has reached a $22.51 million settlement with a Florida company that manages nearly 700 hospital-based wound care centers through the country, for alleging billing Medicare for medically unnecessary hyperbaric oxygen.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) —The U.S. Department of Justice announced June 4 that Legg Mason Inc., an investment management firm with headquarters in Maryland, will pay $64.2 million after allegedly participating in a bribery scheme in Libya in violation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). Legg Mason also agreed to enter into a non-prosecution agreement.
The U.S. Department of Justice announced June 4 that Societe Generale S.A., a global financial services institution, will pay more than $860 million after allegations of attempting to bribe Libyan government officials over a multi-year period.
WASHINGTON – A leading advocate for whistleblowers has warned that the large bounty rewards involved following settlements has the potential to erode public solidarity for the practice.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Department of Justice announced May 24 that Pfizer Inc., a major pharmaceutical company in New York, will pay $23.85 million after allegations of a massive kickback scheme.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection announced April 24 that MarkWest Liberty Midstream Resources LLC and Ohio Gathering Company LLC (MarkWest) will pay $610,000 and perform three supplemental environmental projects (SEPs) after allegations of violating the Clean Air Act and the Pennsylvania Air Pollution Control Act.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Department of Justice announced May 7 that Challenge Fisheries LLC, Quinn Fisheries Inc., Charles Quinn II, and Charles Quinn III will pay $414,000 after allegations of oil discharges into New Bedford harbor in Massachusetts.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Department of Justice announced May 8 that KleinBank will settle allegations of “redlining,” a practice of discrimination in which lenders intentionally avoid providing services to members of certain communities because of the race or national origin of those residents.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Department of Justice announced May 1 that cigarette companies in the U.S. will need to start posting “corrective statements” on their websites June 18 that address the effects of cigarette smoking.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Department of Justice announced April 9 that Biotheranostics Inc. will pay $2 million after allegedly submitting false claims to Medicare for Breast Cancer Index (BCI) tests that were not necessary.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Department of Justice announced April 19 that former professional cyclist Lance Armstrong will pay $5 million after allegations he violated the False Claims Act when he used performance-enhancing drugs and methods (PEDs) while being sponsored by the U.S. Postal Service (USPS).