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Jury Finds Trinity Industries Defrauded U.S. of Millions

On Monday, a Texas jury found that Trinity Industries Inc. (Trinity) defrauded the United States government of $175 million by hiding changes to its guardrail systems.   135 more words

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U.S. Attorney for Middle District of Alabama Sues USIS Over Alleged False Background Checks

U.S. Attorney George Beck announced today a lawsuit against United States Investigations Services LLC (USIS) in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama, alleging false claims for background checks for the United States Office of PRofessional Management (OPM).   318 more words

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DoJ Affirms Frohsin & Barger Whistleblower Allegations, Files Suit Against Vitas and Chemed

Late Thursday, DoJ filed and announced a false claims act complaint against Vitas, the hospice business owned and operated by Chemed Corp, whose other business is septic tank cleaning giant Roto-Rooter.   334 more words

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Home Health Nurse Pleads Guilty in $24 Million Medicare Fraud Conspiracy

Beverly Cooper could spend 10 years in prison for enabling her employer to bilk more than $24 million out of federally funded healthcare programs.  Cooper, a registered nurse, pleaded guilty friday to “fabricated nursing visit forms” which caused Reliance Home Care, LLC, First Choice Home Health Care Services, Inc. 166 more words

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Frohsin & Barger Wins False Claims Act Settlement With Techota and Cahaba Valley Home Health

Tennessee -based Home Health provider Techota, LLC — which owns home health companies, including Cahaba Valley Home Health, operating in rural Alabama — has agreed to enter into a corporate integrity agreement with the Department of Health and Human Services and an ability-to-pay settlement, including reimbursement of attorneys’ fees and costs, according to settlement documents filed in the U.S. 389 more words

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