DOJ: Medicare Fraud Strike Force Charges 90 Individuals for Approximately $260 Million in False Billing

DOJ: Medicare Fraud Strike Force Charges 90 Individuals for Approximately $260 Million in False Billing

The U.S. Department of Justice issued a press release (the “press release”) covering today’s announcement by Attorney General Eric Holder and Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius that Medicare Fraud Strike Force operations in six cities resulted in charges against 90 individuals, including 27 doctors, nurses and other medical professionals, for their alleged participation in fraud schemes involving approximately $260 million in Medicare false claims.

CFPB and DOJ File First Joint-agency Fair Lending Case Against Indirect Auto Finance Company

CFPB and DOJ File First Joint-agency Fair Lending Case Against Indirect Auto Finance Company

December 21, 2013 -  The United States Department of Justice and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced the filing of their first joint fair lending enforcement action and settlement regarding allegations that an auto finance company’s dealer compensation policy resulted in a disparate impact for certain minority borrowers.

New Department of Transportation Website and Kiosk Regulations Provide Insight into Forthcoming Department of Justice Regulations for Public Accommodations

New Department of Transportation Website and Kiosk Regulations Provide Insight into Forthcoming Department of Justice Regulations for Public Accommodations

As we reported earlier this month, the Department of Transportation (DOT) issued regulations under the Air Carrier Access Act (ACA) making it easier for airline passengers with disabilities to access both airline websites and terminal kiosks. 

Tryin’ to Make a Dollar Out of Fifteen Cents: Diebold FCPA Settlement Explains What Officials Did On Their Vacation

By | Global Trade Law Blog | November 13, 2013

Vacation is great, but it can involve a great deal of planning.  And, paradoxically, leisure travel can involve more planning than traveling for business.  That travel-related work stands out as a centerpiece of the October 22, 2013 Diebold, Inc. (Diebold) Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) settlement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Deferred Prosecution Agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ).