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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...

2013-11-12 16:20:14

WASHINGTON, Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02), released the following statement on the announcement that the Department of Justice has reached a settlement to end its lawsuit blocking the proposed merger of American Airlines and US Airways: "I applaud this morning's decision by the Department of Justice (DOJ) to allow the completion of the merger between American Airlines and US Airways. The announced settlement will retain a hub in...

2013-10-15 12:21:19

Patricia Davis, a twenty-year veteran of the Department of Justice, has joined GeyerGorey LLP as of counsel. She previously served as Assistant Director, Fraud Section, Civil Division, U.S. Department of Justice, where she was responsible for investigating and prosecuting hundreds of cases involving fraud on government healthcare, procurement and grant/loan programs. Prior to joining the Department, Ms. Davis was Deputy Counsel to the Inspector General at the General Services Administration....

2013-10-14 23:25:57

The Corporate Whistleblower Center has launched a new initiative targeting Medicare fraud among home healthcare providers and is encouraging potential whistleblowers to contact them for information about reward programs. Under the False Claims Act, whistleblowers, and their attorneys can get rewarded 15-30% of settlements for their efforts and information. http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.com (PRWEB) October 14, 2013 According to the Corporate Whistleblower Center, "Medicare fraud...

2013-10-01 16:21:18

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- US Airways Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), continue to advocate for the vast opportunities created by a US Airways/American Airlines merger as the Texas Attorney General formally withdrew from the Department of Justice lawsuit seeking to block what will become the world's largest airline. Roger Holmin, AFA President at US Airways, made the following statement: (Logo:...

2013-10-01 08:33:23

MORRISVILLE, N.C., Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On August 6, 2010, Alliance One International, Inc. (NYSE: AOI), entered into separate settlement agreements with the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to resolve those agencies' respective investigations relating to violations under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, which involved conduct occurring prior to the merger that formed the Company in May 2005. These settlements required the...

2013-09-24 23:35:14

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging hospital insiders with proof of substantial fraud involving hospitals who are fraudulently billing Medicare for needless inpatient care to contact them at 866-714-6466 for information about potential reward programs. http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.Com (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 The Corporate Whistleblower Center says, "According to a June 21st, 2013 press release from the Department of Justice, a New Jersey hospital recently paid the...

2013-09-16 23:26:37

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is strongly encouraging cardiologists or hospital insiders who can provide proof of fraud related to Medicare over billing to contact them immediately at 866-714-6466 for information about possible rewards. The group says, "Some on the worst cases of Medicare fraud we have ever seen involve cardiologists, and unnecessary cardiac procedures that not only cost the taxpayers, in some instances they also cost a patient their life....