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2010-08-10 06:20:00

The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s laboratory has more than 3200 forensic DNA cases in its backlog, according to a report released Monday by the US Justice Department’s Office of the Inspector General (OIG).

2010-07-16 08:55:00

Early Morning Takedown Leads to Arrests, Charges and Execution of Search Warrants in Miami; Baton Rouge, La.; Brooklyn, N.Y.; Detroit and Houston WASHINGTON, July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ninety-four people have been charged for their alleged participation in schemes to collectively submit more than $251 million in false claims to the Medicare program in the continuing operation of the Medicare Fraud Strike Force in Miami; Baton Rouge, La.; Brooklyn, N.Y.; Detroit and Houston, announced...

2010-05-21 14:25:00

WASHINGTON, May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Health Alliance of Greater Cincinnati and one of its former member hospitals, The Christ Hospital, have agreed to pay the United States $108 million to settle claims that they violated the Anti-Kickback Statute and the False Claims Act by paying unlawful remuneration to doctors in exchange for referring cardiac patients to The Christ Hospital in a pay-to-play scheme, the Justice Department announced today.

2010-05-21 10:18:00

Archival Recovery Team Facebook page encourages public involvement WASHINGTON, May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Archives Office of the Inspector General (OIG) has launched an Archival Recovery Team Facebook page.

2010-05-14 14:06:00

WASHINGTON, May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Miami-area resident who owned and operated an HIV infusion clinic was arrested today and charged for her alleged participation in a $23 million HIV infusion Medicare fraud scheme, the Departments of Justice and Health and Human Services (HHS) announced.

2010-05-05 16:47:00

WASHINGTON, May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Houston-area residents Basil Kalu and Ju-Ying Qian, and Louisiana resident Darnell Willis pleaded guilty today in connection with their roles in a durable medical equipment Medicare fraud scheme, the Departments of Justice and Health and Human Services (HHS) announced. Qian, Willis and Kalu pleaded guilty today before U.S.

2010-05-05 11:22:00

WASHINGTON, May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four Brooklyn, N.Y.-area residents have been charged in connection with a health care fraud scheme operated out of the Solstice Wellness Center, a Brooklyn-area clinic that purported to specialize in providing physical therapy and various diagnostic tests, announced the Departments of Justice and Health and Human Services (HHS).

2010-04-16 16:20:00

WASHINGTON, April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Miami resident Hans Lobato pleaded guilty today to engaging in a fraudulent medical testing scheme, announced the Departments of Justice and Health and Human Services (HHS). Lobato, 25, pleaded guilty today before U.S. District Court Judge Alan S.

2010-04-12 17:00:00

YONKERS, N.Y., April 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In its May issue cover story, ShopSmart magazine provides extensive consumer advice on how to keep food safe at the store and at home, but notes that some hazards are beyond the ability of even the most careful consumer to avoid.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.