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)

    … that his ship is unsinkable. Ocwen isn’t unsinkable. Call for Ocwen Whistleblowers The federal False Claims Act pays cash awards to whistleblowers with inside information about fraud involving government programs. Those awards are based on a percentage of whatever the government collects. Ocwen once was in the banking business. Today it makes…

    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

    … more evidence of the company’s poor tactics. Oklahoma: “I have a predatory loan with Vanderbilt Mortgage. I purchased a manufactured home through XXXX who pushed me to use their ‘preferred lender’ Vanderbilt Mortgage because they would give me the best deal.When it was all said and done… I had an interest rate of over 10% and I found out that XXXX…

    Due Diligence- 18 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 him to serve an additional 3 years of supervised…

    Due Diligence- 18 readers -
  • Illinois Truck Crash Fatalities

    … 10,000 pounds and a bus is any vehicle designed to carry at least 9 people, including the driver. In 2014, Illinois witnessed 121 fatalities caused by a large truck or bus-related accidents. Ten other states had a higher number of fatalities: Texas, 570 California, 324 Florida, 207 Pennsylvania, 170 Georgia, 162 Ohio, 142 Oklahoma…

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

    … to the fraud. As long as the whistleblower wasn’t the kingpin behind the fraud or materially benefitting from it, there are no restrictions on receiving an award. And just how large are those awards? If the government takes over the case, the awards are typically 15% or 16%. If the government declines prosecution, however, and leaves…

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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

    … 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…

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

    … development in Durham, North Carolina Lawsuits Against Laettner This is not the first of Christian Laettner’s financial troubles. In 2015, his multi-million dollar mansion in Ponte Verda Beach Florida was foreclosed. Laettner also owes two high-profile professional athletes millions. Both Scottie Pippen and Shawn Merriman claim that Laettner owes them…

    Bond and Botes- 23 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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