United States Attorney

United States Attorneys (also known as federal prosecutors and, historically, as United States District Attorneys) represent the United States federal government in United States district court and United States court of appeals. There are 93 U.S. Attorneys stationed throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, and the Northern Mariana Islands. One U.S. Attorney is assigned to each of the judicial districts, with the exception of Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands where a single U.S. Attorney serves both districts. Each U.S.
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  • Ship Pollution Cases Increasing, Whistleblower Awards

    …, Gallia Graeca Shipping Ltd., were found guilty of violating the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships, falsification of official records and fraud. On October 21st, a U.S. District Court judge fined the companies $1.3 million. At trial, evidence revealed that the cargo ship M/V Gallia Graeca travelled from China to Seattle in October 2015. During…

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  • Whistleblower Gets $228,750 in Chinese Import Case

    … Once upon a time, North Carolina was the source of much of America’s furniture. Today, many of those manufacturing jobs have gone offshore. We can’t stop furniture from being imported from China and other foreign countries but the government has constructed an elaborate customs and duties regime to try and keep the playing field level. Some…

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  • 2 Share $1.7 Million Award – Radiology Medicare Fraud

    … the settlement, Tampa’s United States Attorney, Lee Bentley, said, “This settlement resolves myriad allegations involving standards of medical care, false billing practices, and breaches of trust. There is no room for such practices in our public health care programs. We will continue to do everything within our power to protect the public against…

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  • What is a Bankruptcy Audit?

    … reviewed or audited by an independent public accountant or audit firm. This is referred to as a Bankruptcy Audit. The Bankruptcy Audit The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 (BAPCPA), October 17, 2005 to be exact, requires a certain amount of bankruptcy cases filed in each judicial district to be audited by an independent…

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  • When Medicare Fraud Kills Patients

    … and make up false reports. The tech did. Two patients died. The technician, Timothy Emeigh, did not go to trial and instead pleaded guilty last year. In announcing the convictions, United States Attorney Rod Rosenstein said, “The evidence showed that Rafael Chikvashvili failed to provide medical services to patients who needed them, and billed…

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  • Is “Dance Mom’s” Star Headed to Federal Prison for Bankruptcy Fraud?

    … through a Chapter 11 bankruptcy she filed in 2010. As reported by Ms. Tanner, this Chapter 11 was filed before the show that made Abby Lee Miller famous began airing. It is this fact that appears to have been Ms. Miller’s undoing. According to the United States Attorney in Pittsburgh, PA, the Dance Mom’s star has been indicted for failing to disclose…

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  • Medicare Fraud – Why Kickbacks Hurt Patients

    … Nurse Accuses Neurologist of Medicare Fraud. Prominent MD May Have Falsely Diagnosed Patients with Multiple Sclerosis Medicare fraud is a huge problem in the United States. The FBI calls it an epidemic. The cost of Medicare fraud has been estimated by some to be $80 billion per year. Because Medicare is funded by tax dollars, all of us…

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  • Child Pornography

    … of children, such person shall be fined under this title and imprisoned for not less than 15 years nor more than 40 years. In the article published by the Democrat & Chronicle, the defendant is reported to be charged with violating the state law. One count is punishable by 1 1/3 – 4 years in state prison. If the United States Attorney’s Office…

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