Qui Tam Complaints to Be Reviewed by Criminal Division

Leslie R. Caldwell, Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division, announced recently that all new qui tam complaints would be “shared by the Civil Division with the Criminal Division as soon as the cases are filed.” Fraud prosecutors will now review all qui tam complaints to determine whether to open a parallel criminal... Continue Reading →

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Eleventh Circuit: “Worthless Services” Claim Constitutional in Criminal Fraud Case

The Eleventh Circuit ruled last week that a conviction for criminal health care fraud against the owner of nursing home facilities was constitutional. The Court held that the government’s “worthless service” theory of fraudulent billing was not unconstitutional.... Continue Reading →

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