Detroit

Detroit /dɨˈtrɔɪt/ is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan, and is also the seat of Wayne County, the most populous county in the state and the largest city on the United States-Canada border. It is a primary business, cultural, financial and transportation center in the Metro Detroit area, a region of 5.2 million people, and serves as a major port on the Detroit River connecting the Great Lakes system to the Saint Lawrence Seaway. It was founded on July 24, 1701, by the French explorer and adventurer Antoine Laumet de La Mothe, sieur de Cadillac.
Posts about Detroit
  • Whistleblower Suit Against Quicken Loans Proceeds

    … appraisers and underwriters to fudge numbers simply to close loans. They say he has defrauded taxpayers of millions of dollars. In April of 2015, the U.S. Department of Justice sued Quicken Loans under the False Claims Act, a Civil War anti-fraud statute. The government wants Quicken to pay tens of millions in fines and penalties. According…

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  • USFS Settles Crisis Era False Claims Act Mortgage Fraud Case

    … Settlement with United Shore Financial Services The case against United Shore was prosecuted by the Department of Justice and the Inspector General of HUD. The Office of the Inspector General is the law enforcement arm of HUD. Prosecutors in Washington DC, Madison, Wisconsin and Detroit participated in the case. In announcing the settlement, a Justice…

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  • $95 or 10 Years in Prison? Medicaid Fraud Post

    … A basic first aid and CPR course from the American Red Cross costs just $95 and a few hours of time. Instead of making sure his personal care workers were properly trained in CPR, Dwaine and Dynetta Woods decided to save a few bucks by simply forging CPR cards. That stunt earned Dwaine Woods a lengthy year sentence in a Louisiana state prison…

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  • Does Universal Health Services Kidnap Patients?

    …, and chemical restraints, bad patient care, medication theft, you name it. The entire industry has very little oversight…” We are shocked by the allegations but have heard similar stories before. Private psychiatric hospitals make their money by filling up beds. As long as Uncle Sam or a private insurance plan is paying for a patient’s stay…

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  • Dr Death Declares His Innocence… from Prison! (Farid Fata MD)

    … was brought to justice after two different whistleblowers came forward and reported his conduct. One went to the Michigan medical board authorities and the other to the FBI. As a result of those reports, Fata was locked up, he can’t practice medicine and the feds seized $11 million of his assets. (Fata was reportedly trying to build pr purchase his…

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  • Unsterile OR Tools? Welcome to DMC and Tenet Healthcare

    … Healthcare acquired the hospital system. Problems with sanitation seem to begin at the same time Tenet Healthcare took over. The Detroit News reports that in June of 2014, ophthalmologists were “so fed up” with sterility issues that they threatened to take patients to other hospitals for surgery. The system hired a person in October of 2014…

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  • Whistleblower Awards Available for Pill Mills

    … What do Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama have in common? A huge percentage of narcotic painkiller prescriptions per capita. If you live in Georgia, Maine, Pennsylvania or Rhode Island don’t celebrate just yet, you have significant…

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  • Whistleblower Helps Feds Nab Medicare Fraud Suspect

    … to help homebound patients that couldn’t travel to medical appointments to instead receive care at home. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) prefers home care because it is usually less expensive than housing someone in a skilled nursing facility. Patients like it because they can remain in their home and retain more independence…

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  • Good News for Wisconsin Uber Drivers – (Benefits and Wage Theft)

    … was filed by Brian Mahany on behalf of all Uber drivers in the state. We believe that Uber is one of the wealthiest companies in the nation. Unfortunately, many of its drivers do not earn minimum wage, are denied benefits and can’t recover their expenses. Uber’s public statements in response to the lawsuit suggest that 90% of drivers want to remain…

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  • Looking for Detroit Tenet – Vanguard Hospital Whistleblowers – Upcoding & Kickback

    … that Vanguard was committing similar misconduct in several Detroit area hospitals. Kickback Law and the Federal Anti-Kickback Statute According to court records, Vanguard submitted false claims to the Medicare program by deliberately paying some physicians above fair market value salaries. Vanguard did so as a way of rewarding those doctors who admitted more…

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  • Cable Company Wage Theft Investigation – Misclassification

    … if we are successful. Don’t let another day go by without getting paid. For more information, contact one of our overtime law at: Washington DC: 202.800.9791, Detroit: 313.879-2070, Los Angeles: 213.291.2474 MAIN OFFICE NUMBER Milwaukee: 414.258-2375 or email attorney Brian Mahany directly at *protected email* All inquiries kept…

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  • Former Advisors Indicted in $35 Million Fraud Scheme

    … was president and COO of Summit Wealth Management located in Atlanta, Georgia and Morrow worked with Detroit Memorial Partners. The two allegedly lied and marketed fraudulent promissory notes to investors assuring them that monies would be invested in hedge funds and fixed-income securities. Rather than investing the money as promised, Alleca has been accused…

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  • Local Chapter 9 Bankruptcy Filings

    … was Jefferson County, Alabama’s 2011 filing. This was the largest Chapter 9 filing until 2013 when Detroit filed. The county had over $4.2 billion in liabilities. This debt was caused by a variety of issues, including allegations of bribery and corruption. The debt was mainly non-recourse warrants issued to finance a sewer system. As in Pritchard’s…

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