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2014-09-03 16:32:05

Company enhances local and statewide efforts to help criminal justice agencies at a national level for another term. LOUISVILLE, Ky., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Appriss Inc., the nationwide provider of VINE®, has been named Project Performance Company, LLC's (PPC) official partner in a follow-on contract by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to support the enhancement, operation, and maintenance of the federal Victim Notification System (VNS). According to the Justice...

2014-08-18 12:25:47

WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Between 1997 and 2011, the number of youth held in residential placement facilities declined by 42 percent for juvenile offenders and 64 percent for status offenders to the lowest levels since the first census was conducted, according to a bulletin released today by the Justice Department. The Office of Justice Programs' Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) bulletin, Juveniles in Residential Placement,...

2014-07-18 23:01:35

The Department of Justice announced in late June that it settled with Omnicare, Inc. concerning at least one qui tam whistleblower case involving allegations over kickbacks from discounts offered to skilled nursing homes for Medicare and Medicaid patients. The scheme was put in place to encourage facilities to choose Omnicare as their pharmacy provider. Port Washington, NY (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm that has long been dedicated to protecting the rights...

2014-06-12 23:12:41

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is strongly encouraging hospital employees, or medical doctors, to call them at 866-714-6466, about reward programs for Medicare fraud, provided they have detailed proof a hospital they are associated with is engaged in this type of activity. A recent Justice Department finding revealed the reward potential for whistleblowers who could prove this type of wrongdoing at a hospital can be very lucrative. http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.Com (PRWEB) June...

2014-06-04 23:15:16

The Corporate Whistleblower Center cannot emphasize enough how huge of a problem off-labeling drugs is, and the potential for rewards for information related to this type of Medicare fraud can be substantial as indicated by a recent Justice Department settlement. Pharmaceutical sales reps, managers, or employees are urged to call the Whistleblower Center anytime at 866-714-6466, if they possess well documented proof of this type of activity. http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.Com...

2014-05-13 23:13:12

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging healthcare accounting or Medicare coding insiders with proof their hospital or healthcare facility is involved in fraudulently upcoding Medicare bills to call them anytime at 866-714-6466 because of a recent Justice Department settlement regarding inflating Medicare bills. The reward potential for this type of information can be enormous. (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 The Corporate Whistleblower Center says, "We know that Medicare fraud is a...

2014-04-23 23:15:16

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging physicians, or healthcare professionals to call them immediately at 866-714-6466, if they have substantial proof of Medicare bill upcoding, because of a recent development involving the Justice Department, and a major healthcare organization allegedly involved in upcoding. The rewards for well documented proof of this type of wrongdoing can be extremely lucrative for the whistleblower, provided the overbilling is in the hundreds of thousands of...

2014-04-15 08:39:16

WASHINGTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GeyerGorey LLP announced today that Robert E. Connolly has joined the firm's Washington, D.C. office as a partner. Connolly spent most of his career as a prosecutor with the Middle Atlantic Field Office of the Antitrust Division, Department of Justice. Connolly joined that office in 1980 and was Chief from 1994 until early 2013. More recently, Connolly has been with DLA Piper in Philadelphia. Connolly will lead GeyerGorey's corporate...

2014-03-28 16:20:53

PHILADELPHIA, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02) sent a letter to President Obama today asking the Administration to redirect funds from the recent Department of Justice (DOJ) settlement with Toyota Motor Corporation to youth mentoring programs. Fattah is recommending that fifty percent of the settlement go directly to the Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BCGA)--the largest mentoring youth organization in the country. The remaining half of...

2014-02-13 12:21:08

ATLANTA, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to whistleblower attorney Lee Tarte Wallace, Military Professional Resources, Inc., known as MPRI, has agreed to pay the U.S. $ 3,200,000 to settle allegations that the defense contractor billed the U.S. for employees who were on vacation. The suit, brought under the United States False Claims Act by whistleblower and former MPRI employee Scott Lankford, alleged that MPRI fraudulently billed the Government when its employees took...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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