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

    … and Freddie Mac provide the bulk of the insurance for residential mortgages. Because Quicken doesn’t keep the loan, the money they make is from the commission. When the loan is sold, they make their commission. If the loan later defaults, Uncle Sam and the Federal Housing Administration is on the hook, not Quicken. (That means taxpayers!) Quicken…

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  • USFS Settles Crisis Era False Claims Act Mortgage Fraud Case

    … that are guaranteed by the government. Today, most home loans are sold immediately after closing. Investors won’t buy those loans unless guaranteed. The FHA, VA, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and a few private insurers offer these guarantees. Because Fannie and Freddie are under a government conservatorship, most loans are today backed by taxpayers. Lenders can issue…

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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?

    … beds by holding people until their insurance runs out. Other times it is a rehab or halfway house for recovering addicts. These folks will sometimes offer free room and board in return for requiring the resident to attends daily counselling session even if there is no medical reason to do so. A patient recruiter in Detroit tells us that he…

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

    … Nothing surprises us anymore. The biggest threat to this country and we taxpayers isn’t ISIS, it isn’t terrorism, it isn’t even politicians. It is fraud. It’s occurring at record levels and much of it is brazen. This post, however, even caught me off guard. Dr Farid Fata was labeled the Dr. Death and the Butcher of Detroit. Those aren’t our…

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  • Unsterile OR Tools? Welcome to DMC and Tenet Healthcare

    …. The next big award could be yours. For more information, contact attorney Brian Mahany at *protected email* or by telephone at (414) 704-6731 (direct). MahanyLaw – America’s False Claims Act / Qui Tam Lawyers The post Unsterile OR Tools? Welcome to DMC and Tenet Healthcare appeared first on Mahany Law. …

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  • Whistleblower Awards Available for Pill Mills

    … dealers. In February of 2015, we wrote about one pill mill in Detroit run by Dr. Hussein “Sam” Awada. According to a DEA affidavit, Awada prescribed an undercover operative Vicodin and Roxicodone even after a medical screening showed there was nothing wrong with the patient and the operative told the doctor he was already buying street narcotics…

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  • Whistleblower Helps Feds Nab Medicare Fraud Suspect

    … there today. Convicted of Medicare fraud, she will be spending the next 6 years behind bars. Upon her release, Gumila must pay Uncle Sam $15.6 million in restitution. Thanks to a concerned employee – turned- whistleblower, Gumila’s days of feeding off taxpayers are over. Gumila was arrested in 2014 after an employee alerted authorities earlier…

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

    … a technology company, Uber is a transportation company. Uber does not sell software; it sells rides. Uber refuses to pay for its expenses and foists all expenses onto its employees. The result is that its drivers cannot earn minimum wage. In reality, Uber drivers frequently earn less than a living wage. Moreover, to further squeeze profits from what…

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  • Part 1 OIG Medicare Fraud 2016 Work Plan – Whistleblowers Must Read

    … on the OIG’s radar doesn’t mean they aren’t interested. In our experience, prosecutors are interested in Medicare fraud wherever it may be located and however it may be occurring. We already know that some geographic areas are worse than others (Miami, Detroit, Houston, Chicago, Tampa, Los Angeles, New Orleans, Brooklyn, and Dallas). We also know…

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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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