WASHINGTON, D.C. — MoneyGram International Inc., has reached a $125 million settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to resolve the breach of a 2012 deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) involving consumer fraud scams, according to the federal government.
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WASHINGTON, D.C. — The federal government is suing a Swiss investment bank and financial services company https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UBS for alleged residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) fraud, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — In a recently released memo to U.S. states attorneys and other civil litigation segments, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has set guidelines for what it is calling "principles" for state and local government civil suit resolutions.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the guilty plea of a former Petróleos de Venezuela, S.A. (PDVSA) executive to participating in what the department is calling a "billion-dollar international money laundering scheme" involving the Venezuelan state-owned oil company.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the guilty plea of a former Venezuelan State-Owned Oil Company Petróleos de Venezuela, S.A. (PDVSA) executive to particpating in what the DOJ is calling a "billion-dollar international money laundering scheme" involving the Venezuelan state-owned oil company.
Pittsburgh lawsuit against Catholic Church doesn't seek money for victims, wants admission of sexual abuse cover-up
PITTSBURGH – As the aftermath of the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office’s grand jury report into child sexual abuse committed statewide by members of the Roman Catholic Church continues, alleged victims have taken to suing the Church.
DETROIT — At the request of the Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. is suing Federal-Mogul, an auto parts manufacturer, under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A $3.8 million settlement has been reached between the federal government and Philadelphia-based Vascular Access Centers LP, over allegations the company engaged in a referral kickback scheme and false Medicare billing.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Chevron USA Inc., (Chevron) will pay nearly $150 million for safety improvements as well as a $2.95 million civil penalty and $10 million in community environmental projects as part of a settlement with federal agencies over Clean Air Act violations.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Indal Technologies has agreed to pay $3.5 million as part of a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) over allegations of selling defective helicopter landing systems.
SACRAMENTO — A settlement reached between the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), a multi-state coalition and Aetna regarding the company's merger with CVS Health (CVS) will require the sale of 1.5 million Medicare Part D plans to WellCare Health plans.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A California-based Medicare Advantage provider has reached a $270 million settlement with the federal government over charges of violating the False Claims Act.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The federal government's allegations that AmerisourceBergen Corporation (ABC), one of the nation's largest wholesale drug companies, illegally repackaged injectable drugs from overfill for cancer patients has resulted in a $625 million settlement.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A leading electrolytic capacitor manufacturer that pleaded guilty to price fixing has been ordered to pay a $60 million criminal fine and has been sentenced to a five-year term of probation.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A Tulsa midstream energy provider has agreed to pay a $25 million civil penalty and retire 36 million renewable fuel production credits to settle charges by the federal government that the company violated the federal Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program.
Dept. of Justice objects to appointment of asbestos trust fund protector, calls for greater scrutiny
WASHINGTON D.C. (Legal Newsline) – Officials of the U.S. Dept. of Justice on Sept. 26 objected to the appointment of Lawrence Fitzpatrick as a “future claim representative” (FCR) trustee to protect trust funding designed to help pay damages for future victims of asbestos exposure----stating the New Jersey-based attorney had potential conflicts of interest from relationships with plaintiff attorneys in asbestos litigation.
In the Trump administration, at least, the government will no longer look the other way as asbestos lawyers negotiate lenient terms that make it easy for their current clients to get money at the expense of future claimants and federal entitlement programs.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A Texas-based national rehabilitation company has agreed to pay $6.1 million to settle allegations by the federal government that it paid kickbacks to nursing homes and physicians for Medicare patients in violation of the False Claims Act (FCA).