The Department of Justice is taking down the largest auto part price-fixing conspiracy, one that’s lasted more than a decade in some instances.
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.
During the 2013 fiscal year, the Justice Department secured $3.8 billion in settlements and judgments from civil cases under the False Claims Act (FCA).
On January 8, 2014, Judge Orrick of the Northern District of California ruled that Bazaarvoice’s acquisition of competitor PowerReviews violated Section 7 of the Clayton Act. The ruling was in favor of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ).
The U.S. Department of Justice has announced the opening of FY 2014 Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS), a comprehensive grant solicitation for funding to support public safety, victims services, and crime prevention by American Indian and Alaska Native governments.