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2013-07-24 23:25:20

Passages Malibu urges awareness of the growing trend of heroin abuse among illicit drug culture. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 Over the past weeks and months, analysis and careful monitoring of emerging developments in the subculture of illegal substances has revealed a troubling, but difficult to ignore trend. Long a fading ember in the drug world, heroin has found new energy as the substance of choice among far too many people, across multiple states in the US, and in steadily...

2013-07-18 23:20:54

Young Law Group, P.C., a leader in whistleblower law and false claims litigation, is beefing up its focus on alleged pharmaceutical industry kickbacks and alleged fraudulent billings to Medicare and Medicaid by health care providers prior to Obama-care expansion. With implementation of expanded health care, it is crucial to address alleged fraud afflicting the nation’s health care system. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 Medicare fraud is outrunning enforcement, a Center for...

2013-07-18 12:31:26

T-Mobile Expert Witness, Like the Department of Justice, Refuses to Define "Foreclosure Value" WASHINGTON, July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pursuant to the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012, the Federal Communications Commission ("FCC") has instituted a proceeding to design a voluntary incentive auction aimed at repurposing broadcast television spectrum to mobile communications services. After the initial pleading cycle closed, the United States Department...

2013-07-18 12:24:00

WASHINGTON, July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) released the technical report Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program, 2013, which describes the formulas used to allocate state and local JAG awards in FY 2013. The JAG program was created in 2005 when Congress merged the Edward Byrne Memorial Grant (Byrne) program with the Local Law Enforcement Block Grant (LLEBG) program. The JAG program provides funding for law...

2013-06-21 08:26:21

False Claims Act Case Brought By Justice Department, Former Employee Denied RESTON, Va., June 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Triple Canopy, Inc., a global provider of mission support, security and training services, said today that the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia has granted Triple Canopy's motions to dismiss claims alleging fraud and violations of the False Claims Act brought by the Department of Justice and by a former employee against the company. Triple...

Apple VP Testifies For DOJ
2013-06-14 15:42:55

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Yesterday, Apple´s senior vice president of Internet software and services Eddy Cue showed up in a Manhattan court to testify before the Department of Justice (DOJ) about claims of the iPad maker´s alleged price fixing scheme for ebooks. The DOJ has been working to bring Apple into court on charges they conspired with five book publishers to raise the prices of ebooks above Amazon´s long-held $9.99 price point. Cue...

2013-06-13 23:01:22

In a report released this week, the Department of Justice praised the Charlotte-Mecklenberg Police Department for the way they planned and handled the Democratic National Convention. The CMPD deployed more than 100 ALPR cameras from NDI Recognition Systems as part of the security measures for the convention. Charlotte, SC (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 On Tuesday the Department of Justice released an analysis commending NDI Recognition Systems customer Charlotte-Mecklenberg Police Department (CMPD)...

2013-06-12 16:23:53

Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE) Files Amicus Curiae Brief WASHINGTON, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The case, Harkonen v. U.S. Dept. of Justice (No. 13-15197), seeks judicial review of allegedly inaccurate statements made by the Department of Justice (DOJ) in a press release describing a wire fraud conviction. The conviction was for statements made in a company press release concerning interpretation of the results of a clinical drug trial. The Office of Management and...

2013-06-04 12:25:05

In the news release, Study Finds Trauma Common Among Detained Youth, issued 04-Jun-2013 by Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that in the last paragraph, first sentence, the head of the Office of Justice Programs (OJP) should be "Assistant Attorney General Karol Mason" rather than "Acting Assistant Attorney General Mary Lou Leary" as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: Study Finds Trauma...

Apple Denies DOJ Price Fixing EBook Allegations
2013-06-04 11:25:05

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Apple and the Department of Justice (DOJ) began what is expected to be a three-week long courtroom battle yesterday in a case concerning alleged antitrust behavior by the iPad maker. Last year the DOJ lobbed an antitrust lawsuit at Apple, claiming they and five other publishers had conspired to fix their book prices and band together to beat Amazon. Each of the five publishers settled with the DOJ in the months following this...