North Carolina

North Carolina (/ˌnɔrθ kærəˈlaɪnə/) is a state in Southeastern United States. The state borders South Carolina and Georgia to the south, Tennessee to the west, Virginia to the north, and the Atlantic Ocean to the east. North Carolina is the 28th most extensive and the 10th most populous of the 50 United States. North Carolina is known as the Tar Heel State and the Old North State.North Carolina is composed of 100 counties. North Carolina's two largest metropolitan areas are among the top ten fastest growing in the country: its capital, Raleigh, and its largest city, Charlotte.
Posts about North Carolina
  • OCWEN – The Ugly Beast is Still Alive (Whistleblower Post)

    … in the state. The company will have to find other servicers to handle Massachusetts borrowers. Massachusetts’ actions come less than 2 weeks after 20 other states led by North Carolina issued cease and desist orders against Ocwen. That multi-state action came after state investigators found widespread abuses in the way the company handles home loans…

    Due Diligence- 14 readers -
  • United Airlines Deep Dark Secret

    … was dismissed on technical grounds in November of 2016. Grant’s lawsuit was filed in North Carolina. Unfortunately, that is one of several states where whistleblowers must have actual examples of misconduct. Although Grant worked at United Airlines for 28 years and witnessed fraud on a daily basis, he couldn’t point to a specific incident…

    Due Diligence- 11 readers -
  • North Carolina Medical Biller Gets 9 Years for Medicaid Fraud!

    … A Greenville, North Carolina medical biller was sentenced to 108 months in federal prison after pleading guilty to Medicaid fraud and identity theft charges. Donnie Lee Phillips II will be eligible for early release after 7 years and 8 months. U.S. Senior District Court Judge James Fox also ordered Phillips to serve an additional 3 years…

    Due Diligence- 18 readers -
  • INVESTIGATION: Clayton Homes, Vanderbilt Mortgage, 21st Mortgage

    …. We have interviewed several purchasers of Clayton Homes, all of whom financed through Vanderbilt. One says the salesman on the mobile home lot told her she had to finance through Vanderbilt. Others tell of predatory lending practices and bait and switch tactics. And all were put in loans they clearly couldn’t afford. The Better Business Bureau…

    Due Diligence- 18 readers -
  • North Carolina Medical Biller Gets 9 Years for Medicaid Fraud!

    … participants in these illegal schemes. The five year sentence handed down by Judge Fox is a clear warning to professional coders. If they cross the line and participate in these schemes, the consequences will be severe even if they only get a small percentage of the criminal proceeds. Whistleblower Awards for Medicaid Fraud Whistleblowers As indicated…

    Due Diligence- 18 readers -
  • Illinois Truck Crash Fatalities

    … Illinois is becoming known for its trucking accidents and related fatalities. In early November, two 16-year-old boys died in a crash with a semi-truck on Beith Road in Kane County. A few days later, an incident between a semi and four passenger vehicles on Hwy 50 led to a death. One week later, the driver of a semi crashed with other vehicles…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 10 readers -
  • Whistleblower Gets $228,750 in Chinese Import Case

    … that to the whistleblower’s own lawyers, the award goes up to 30%. (The award in this case was exactly 15%.) In announcing the award, Austin’s United States Attorney, Richard Durbin, said “Customs duties are meant to protect domestic companies and American workers from unfair competition from abroad. Those who import goods into the United States must comply…

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  • BB&T Pays $83 Million Settles Mortgage False Claims Act Beef

    … whistleblower statute known as the False Claims Act. The Justice Department this week reports that BB&T is paying a whopping $83 million to settle charges surrounding its FHA residential loan program. Prosecutors say that the North Carolina based bank underwrote FHA insured mortgages that didn’t meet quality control standards. That is a big…

    Due Diligence- 17 readers -
  • 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…

    Due Diligence- 17 readers -
  • Creditors File Involuntary Bankruptcy Against Christian Laettner

    … but they are extremely rare. In fact, they are almost as rare as catching a 70 foot pass, dribbling once, turning and almost blindly hitting the game winning shot in the 1992 NCAA Championship Game against Kentucky. Ironically, Christian Laettner now knows how both of those extremely rare events feel. Christian Laettner’s Creditors File Involuntary…

    Bond and Botes- 23 readers -
  • New Wave of Deportation Raids Planned by U.S. Government

    … and children found to have entered the country illegally. Below are some frequently asked questions. Where and when will the deportations raids be carried out? The operation will take place over two days in January that focused on Georgia, Texas, and North Carolina. If you have any questions in regard to this, you may want to speak with a Miami immigration…

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 14 readers -
  • Old Dominion Truck Accident Lawyer

    …, and is headquartered in North Carolina. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Old Dominion trucks have been involved in 675 accidents on US roads in the past 24 months alone (prior to 05/11/2016), including 224 accidents involving at least one injury, and 16 with one or more fatalities. What to do if you’ve been hit…

    Rasansky Law Firm- 31 readers -
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