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Baylor University Medical Center Settles False Claims Act Lawsuit for $907,355

Image Source: According to the United States Department of Justice (DOJ), Baylor University Medical Center and its affiliated HealthTexas Provider Network recently agreed to settle a False Claims Act lawsuit. The hospital will pay over $900,000 to satisfy allegations that they willingly submitted fraudulent claims for radiation oncology services. […]

By | 2018-03-26T12:26:41+00:00 May 13th, 2013|Healthcare Fraud|

Novartis Hit with Two Illegal Kickback Lawsuits in Just Four Days

Image Source: April was a rough month for the pharmaceutical giant Novartis. In a span of just four days, the United States government filed two civil fraud lawsuits against the corporation. Novartis Pharmaceuticals is now charged with orchestrating a multi-million dollar illegal kickback scheme, securing the company tens of millions in fraudulent [...]

By | 2018-03-26T04:46:05+00:00 May 8th, 2013|Healthcare Fraud|

Adventist Health System Settles False Claims Act Lawsuit for $14.1 Million

A federal False Claims Act lawsuit was recently settled with Adventist Health System and its affiliated hospital, White Memorial Medical Center. The qui tam suit, which contains allegations that Adventist Health paid illegal kickbacks, was originally filed by two Los Angeles physicians. According to the Department of Justice (DOJ), Adventist Health agreed to pay the [...]

By | 2018-03-26T11:51:52+00:00 May 7th, 2013|Healthcare Fraud|

Owner of Drug Treatment Centers Charged with Medicaid Fraud and Illegal Kickbacks

Within an industry created specifically to help those suffering from opiate addiction, the owner of multiple Massachusetts-based drug treatment clinics has been charged with six counts of Medicaid fraud and an illegal kickback scheme involving eight sober houses. Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley announced that Dr. Punyamurtula Kishore allegedly defrauded the state’s public health insurance [...]

By | 2018-03-26T11:54:27+00:00 May 6th, 2013|Healthcare Fraud|

Newly-Formed Task Force Files Mortgage Fraud Lawsuit Against JP Morgan Chase

Image Source: The Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities Working Group officially filed its first mortgage fraud lawsuit, going after JP Morgan Chase investment bank. According to the complaint, JP Morgan is allegedly responsible for a long list of fraudulent activity in relation Bear Sterns’ packaging and sales of mortgage securities. […]

By | 2018-03-26T04:55:59+00:00 May 3rd, 2013|Mortgage Fraud|

Wells Fargo Sued by the United States for Mortgage Fraud

Image Source: The United States government filed a lawsuit against Wells Fargo, claiming the bank “used reckless underwriting” tactics and fraudulently approved thousands of bogus home loans for almost a decade. Due to their careless lending, Wells Fargo ended up costing the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) millions in insurance claims for defaulted [...]

By | 2018-03-26T10:44:28+00:00 May 2nd, 2013|Mortgage Fraud|

Former BAE Manager Files False Claims Act Lawsuit, Claims Workplace Retaliation

One of the world’s largest aerospace and defense contractors is being accused of violating the False Claims Act after allegedly firing the manager of its Eastern Afghanistan Counter-Intelligence team for reporting fraud within the company. After being terminated, Cornelius Hosch consulted with a False Claims Act attorney and filed suit against BAE Systems Information Solutions [...]

By | 2018-03-26T02:08:31+00:00 April 30th, 2013|Military Contractor Fraud|
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