Blog Posts in April, 2016

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  • DOJ to Require Cooperation Certificate Prior to Approving Settlement Agreements
    DOJ to Require Cooperation Certificate Prior to Approving Settlement Agreements

    The U.S. Department of Justice’s Fraud Section will now require certificates of cooperation from companies negotiating a settlement agreement to acknowledge that the company has cooperated fully and ...

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  • Bloomberg BNA Publishes Outlook for Health Care Fraud in 2016
    Bloomberg BNA Publishes Outlook for Health Care Fraud in 2016

    Bloomberg BNA has published its Outlook for Health Care Fraud for 2016, which includes information gathered from interviews with health care attorneys, trade association executives and health care ...

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  • U.S. Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Insider Trading Case
    U.S. Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Insider Trading Case

    The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a significant insider trading case where its decision will clarify an issue upon which two circuits have split: the definition of “personal benefit” in regard ...

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  • Texas Home Health Care Agency Owner Sentenced to 10 Years for Medicare Fraud
    Texas Home Health Care Agency Owner Sentenced to 10 Years for Medicare Fraud

    The owner of a Dallas area home health care agency has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison and ordered to pay $25 million in restitution for taking part in a $375 million Medicare fraud ...

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  • Ex-NBA Player Tate George Sentenced to 9 Years for Real Estate Ponzi Scheme
    Ex-NBA Player Tate George Sentenced to 9 Years for Real Estate Ponzi Scheme

    Ex-NBA player Tate George has been sentenced to nine years in prison and ordered to pay $2.5 million in restitution for operating ] a real estate Ponzi scheme that cheated other current and former NBA ...

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  • DOJ Intensifies Effort to Prosecute Executives for White Collar Crimes
    DOJ Intensifies Effort to Prosecute Executives for White Collar Crimes

    Last September, the U.S. Department of Justice issued a policy memo to its prosecutors urging them to demand evidence against employees “regardless of their position, status or seniority” from ...

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