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Georgia False Claim Act Law Shakes Up Doing Business With Government

Image Source: New Georgia law completely changes the game for those conducting business with state and local government. Governor Nathan Deal recently signed the Georgia Taxpayer Protection False Claims Act into law. This new law vastly changes the landscape for anyone who conducts business with Georgia’s state and local government, while also [...]

By | 2018-03-26T11:57:39+00:00 March 11th, 2013|Healthcare Fraud|

Tailor to the Stars Pleads Guilty to Tax Fraud

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced today that Mohanbhai “Mohan” Ramchandani, known as the "tailor to the stars," and his business corporation, Mohan's Custom Tailors, Inc., has chosen to plead guilty to felony charges for evading the payment of New York sales and income tax for nearly a decade. Ramchandani reportedly owes at least $2 million [...]

By | 2018-09-24T15:47:42+00:00 March 7th, 2013|Healthcare Fraud|

Par Pharmaceuticals Pleads Guilty to Civil & Criminal Allegations of Off-Label Marketing

Par Pharmaceuticals recently pled guilty in federal court to charges of off-label marketing and will be forced to pay $45 million in order to resolve the company's criminal and civil liability. Par allegedly promoted its prescription drug, Megace ES, for off-label uses that were not approved as safe or effective by the Food and Drug [...]

By | 2019-09-19T14:24:45+00:00 March 5th, 2013|Healthcare Fraud|

Timing is Crucial for Dodd-Frank Act’s Whistleblower Program

Two and a half years after the Dodd-Frank Act’s whistleblower program passed and more than one year after key rules went into effect, the program has generated more than 3,000 tips, complaints, and referrals. It has also yielded the first Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement action this year. The program’s first reward was made in August [...]

By | 2018-10-04T15:44:31+00:00 February 28th, 2013|Healthcare Fraud|

IRS Paid Out a Record $125 Million to Whistleblowers in 2012 According to New Report

The Internal Revenue Service released its Whistleblower Report for Fiscal Year 2012, which ended on Sept. 30. The report is required by Congress and shows the annual accounting for the IRS whistleblower program that pays rewards to those people who report or turn in tax frauds. The IRS whistleblowers office reported that in Fiscal Year 2012, it [...]

By | 2019-08-21T11:26:36+00:00 February 27th, 2013|Healthcare Fraud|

Cooper Health System Pays $12.6 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Lawsuit

Qui Tam Suit Against Cooper Health System Finally Resolved A False Claims Act lawsuit filed against Cooper Health System, a New Jersey hospital, by Delaware Valley cardiologist Nicholas L. DePace, M.D., set off what became a multi-year investigation by the United States Department of Justice and the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office. […]

By | 2018-08-01T12:03:44+00:00 February 26th, 2013|Healthcare Fraud|
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