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2014-04-23 23:05:29

Andreas Baumhof, ThreatMetrix CTO, to Participate in a Panel on Big Data Analytics and Fraud Detection San Jose, CA (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 ThreatMetrix®, the fastest-growing provider of context-based security and advanced fraud prevention solutions, today announced it is speaking and sponsoring at the at the 2014 Information Security Media Group (ISMG) Fraud Summit San Francisco, April 29 at the San Francisco Mariott Marquis. The ISMG Fraud Summit series features one-day summits in...

2014-04-23 23:00:51

Louis J. Cohen, Whistle Blower Counsel, Announces that Amedisys Agrees to Pay $150 Million to Settle Medicare Fraud Cases Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Amedisys, Inc. (Amedisys) has agreed to pay $150 million to the federal government to settle claims for violating the false claims act and anti-kickback laws through “improper financial relationships and false billing” according to Daniel R. Levinson, Inspector General for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The...

2014-04-23 16:31:12

PHILADELPHIA and BOSTON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Department of Justice and several whistleblowers have reached an agreement with Louisiana based home healthcare provider Amedisys, Inc. ("Amedisys") to resolve civil fraud liabilities under the Federal False Claims Act ("FCA") for $150 million. In addition to paying a $150 million civil settlement, Amedisys will be bound by a Corporate Integrity Agreement ("CIA") with the Office of Inspector General of the...

2014-04-16 23:02:56

Pharmaceutical Company Agrees to Pay U.S. and State Governments to Settle Off-Label Marketing and False Claims Act Allegations Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 The whistleblower attorney team of Sheller P.C. announced today that Astellas Pharma U.S., Inc. has agreed to pay $7.3 million to resolve allegations by the Sheller whistleblower client that Astellas violated the False Claims Act by submitting fraudulent claims to government healthcare programs while marketing off-label...

2014-04-16 20:22:56

SAN FRANCISCO, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP an investor-rights law firm with offices in San Francisco has intensified its investigation on behalf of Galena Biopharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: GALE) ("Galena" or "the Company") in light of the May 5, 2014 deadline to file for lead plaintiff in the securities fraud cases against the company. Investors who purchased Galena stock between May 9, 2013 and March 17, 2014 (the "Class Period") can contact Hagens Berman...

2014-04-14 23:10:42

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging pharmaceutical company managers or sales reps to call them at 866-714-6466 about reward programs if they possess well documented proof of off labeling drug marketing schemes that not only put patients at risk, but also fleece taxpayer funded Medicare. The Whistleblower Center says, "There was a recent gigantic settlement involving the drug called Riperdal that should serve as a wake up call to all potential whistleblowers in the...

2014-04-11 23:21:29

A perfect storm of significant data breeches of personal information, the easy availability of credit card information for sale online and poor security checks on retailer websites are setting the stage for a future of fraud disasters, according to leading online identity experts, Trustev. Cork, Ireland (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Online retailers lost $3.5 billion in sales last year through avoidable fraud, according to the first Global Fraud Briefing from Trustev, the global leader in...

2014-04-11 12:23:49

ORLANDO, Fla., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Acorn Stairlifts, Inc., today issued a warning about a lottery scam targeting consumers, particularly the elderly, throughout the United States. Victims of the scam report receiving a letter that claims they have won a large cash prize from the Consumer's And Merchandise Reward Program of New York City. The letter is accompanied by a fraudulent check in the name of Acorn Stairlifts, Inc., to cover lottery fees and taxes. To collect their...

2014-04-08 20:21:30

ONTARIO, Calif., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Healthcare Services announced today that it now has a da Vinci robotic unit at five hospitals - Chino Valley Medical Center, Desert Valley Hospital and San Dimas Community Hospital in California; Providence Medical Center in Kansas; and St. Mary's Regional Medical Center in Nevada - continuing the health system's efforts to stay at the forefront of medical innovation. Prime Healthcare will be adding additional da Vinci Surgical...

2014-04-07 16:25:49

BERKELEY, Calif., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP reminds investors of the May 5, 2014 deadline to file for lead plaintiff in a securities fraud case against Galena Biopharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: GALE) ("Galena" or "the Company"). The Class Period has been extended to cover investors who bought stock between May 9, 2013 and March 17, 2014 (the "Class Period"). Investors who purchased Galena securities during the Class Period may contact Hagens Berman Partner...