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

    … in Washington State’s Olympic peninsula. (The case was prosecuted in Seattle.) The two engineers who participated in the cover up were given short prison terms. Both are Greek nationals. After the sentencing, Seattle’s United States Attorney said, “These companies promoted a culture of lies and lawlessness that left a trail of pollution in the Pacific…

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  • 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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  • 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?

    … Attorneys. Second, always follow the golden rule in bankruptcy – tell the truth and do not leave anything out! If you are considering a filing for bankruptcy relief but are concerned about what the rules require and how they may affect you, please contact one of our locations nearest you in Alabama, Mississippi or Tennessee for a free, confidential consultation with one of our experienced, licensed attorneys. …

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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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