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2014-05-19 23:12:21

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging employees at a physical therapy facility to call them immediately if they have well documented proof the facility is significantly overbilling Medicare, because there can be significant rewards for this type of information, as illustrated in a recent DOJ settlement. For more information employees at any type of healthcare facility are urged to contact the Corporate Whistleblower Center at 866-714-6466 about reward programs related to Medicare...

2014-05-15 23:12:34

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is ramping up their efforts to educate healthcare professionals who work for a hospital, pharmaceutical company, medical device company, or a medical doctor about the potential for huge rewards for well documented proof of Stark anti kickback violations, because of a recent Justice Department settlement. The Whistleblower Center says, "If you have information involving proof of a Stark Violation involving a hospital, drug maker, medical device...

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...

Justice Department Rules To End Probe Of Samsung Essential Patents
2014-02-10 05:12:33

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online There has been an on-going legal fight between Apple and Samsung — the number 1 and number 2 Smartphone makers globally — that has raged over 10 countries over the last few years. It has resulted in judgments, appeals, sales bans and a US Justice Department investigation. The Justice Department has announced that it will close its investigation of Samsung Electronics' use of standard-essential patents to attack rivals. The DOJ...

2014-02-06 08:20:51

- Fourth quarter 2013 net income of $104 million, impacted by charge related to CFPB/DOJ settlement NEW YORK, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ally Financial Inc. (Ally) today reported net income of $104 million for the fourth quarter of 2013, compared to net income of $91 million in the prior quarter and net income of $1.4 billion for the fourth quarter of 2012. The company reported core pre-tax income of $142 million in the fourth quarter of 2013, compared to core pre-tax income of $269 million...

FTC Signs Off On Nokia-Microsoft Deal Following DOJ Approval
2013-12-03 11:13:13

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Monday the Federal Trade Commission signed off on Microsoft Corp.’s proposed acquisition of Nokia’s mobile devices and services business. This transition was given the nod following approval by the United States Department of Justice. The deal, which first went public in September, is reportedly worth around $7.2 billion, and would allow the Redmond, Washington-based software giant to acquire the largest OEM (original equipment...

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  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'