The U.S. Department of Justice recently announced that the Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS) will pay the United States $7,150,436 after allegations of violating the False Claims Act while administering the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson recently announced that his bipartisan legislation to provide more transparency to students regarding their borrowing has been advanced by the state’s legislature via a unanimous vote in the Senate.
The U.S. Department of Justice announced April 12 that the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (WDHS) will pay the United States $6,991,905 following allegations of violating the False Claims Act while administering the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman recently announced his office has organized a new program that will provide local governments with technology addressing and transforming properties that fell into disrepair during the foreclosure crisis.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently announced that U.S. Steel Tubular Products Inc. (USSTP), a subsidiary of United States Steel Corporation, will pay $150,000 after allegations of religious discrimination and retaliation.
Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh recently announced that Sabiha Mohiuddin, a Frederick, Md.-based primary care physician, has paid $450,000 to the state after allegations of conducting a fraudulent Medicaid billing scheme to increase profits.
An appeals court judge for the 7th District of Texas this month denied a motion to rehear a case filed by Texas Tech University professor and associate dean James Wetherbe, who claimed he was the subject of defamatory statements that derailed a promotion.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) — Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi announced April 20 that her office, along with the Florida Office of Financial Regulation Commissioner Drew J. Breakspear, has filed a lawsuit against Ocwen Financial Corporation of West Palm Beach and its subsidiaries, Ocwen Loan Servicing LLC and Ocwen Mortgage Servicing Inc., for alleged mortgage servicing misconduct.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — District of Columbia Attorney General Karl A. Racine announced April 20 that he has joined a coalition of attorneys general led by Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller in urging the U.S. Department of Labor to lift its delay on implementing a rule.
DES MOINES, Iowa (Legal Newsline) — Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller announced April 20 that more than 500 Iowans who were students of schools operated by for-profit Corinthian Colleges Inc. will be eligible for cancellation of federal student loans.
ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) — Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr announced April 19 that his office joined a 14-state coalition supporting President Trump’s executive order aimed at reducing governmental regulation. The order mandates that for every regulation created by the government, two must be dropped.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — District of Columbia Attorney General Karl A. Racine announced April 18 that Unlimited Technology and Solutions Corporation (UTS) and owner Mardoqueo M. Sanchez will pay $250,000 in restitution to settle allegations of unlawful immigrant-consultant services.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced April 10 that ABL Management, a food management company in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, will pay $35,000 after allegations of retaliatory discrimination.