Blog Posts in May, 2015

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  • Texas Hospital Settles with DOJ on Alleged False Claims Act Violations
    Texas Hospital Settles with DOJ on Alleged False Claims Act Violations

    Citizens Medical Center in Victoria, Texas, has agreed to a $21.75 million settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice for allegations that it violated the False Claims Act (“FCA”) by engaging in ...

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  • How to Tell If You're a Target of Parallel Proceedings in a Health Care Fraud Investigation
    How to Tell If You're a Target of Parallel Proceedings in a Health Care Fraud Investigation

    Parallel proceedings — where civil and criminal investigations run concurrently — have become more prevalent in recent years. In 2012, Attorney General Eric Holder issued a memorandum mandating ...

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  • Drug Compounding Company Execs Hit with RICO and Second-Degree Murder Charges
    Drug Compounding Company Execs Hit with RICO and Second-Degree Murder Charges

    In an unprecedented move, the U.S. Attorney for the District of Massachusetts indicted two pharmacy company executives on 25 RICO predicate acts of second-degree murder and charged a total of 14 ...

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  • DOJ Assistant AG Outlines Integral Parts of Compliance Program During Anti-Money Laundering Conference
    DOJ Assistant AG Outlines Integral Parts of Compliance Program During Anti-Money Laundering Conference

    U.S. Department of Justice Assistant Attorney General Leslie Caldwell was the keynote speaker at the recent ACAMS Anti-Money Laundering & Financial Crime Conference in Hollywood, Florida. Caldwell, ...

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  • Proposed SEC Rule to Require Companies to Disclose Relationship Between Executive Pay and Company's Financial Performance
    Proposed SEC Rule to Require Companies to Disclose Relationship Between Executive Pay and Company's Financial Performance

    The Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) has proposed a new rule that would require publicly held companies to report on the relationship between executive pay and company financial performance. ...

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  • SEC Sues Texas Retirement Planning Firm and Principals for Investment Fraud
    SEC Sues Texas Retirement Planning Firm and Principals for Investment Fraud

    On May 11, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas against a retirement planning firm and its principals for ...

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