Greenway Health LLC Electronic Health Records company pays $57.25 Million to settle False Claims Act case

Greenway Health LLC (Greenway), a Tampa, Florida-based developer of electronic health records (EHR) software, will pay $57.25 million to resolve allegations in a complaint filed by the United States under the False Claims Act alleging  that Greenway caused its users to submit false claims to the government by misrepresenting the capabilities of...

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Department of Justice collects over $2.8 Billion from False Claims Act whistleblower cases in 2018

The Department of Justice collected more than $2.8 billion in settlements and judgments from civil cases involving fraud and false claims against the government in the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 2018, Principal Deputy Associate Attorney General Jesse Panuccio and Assistant Attorney General Jody Hunt of the Department of Justice’s Civil Division announced...

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U.S. Customs finds Chinese aluminum makers cheating U.S. tariffs by changing true country of origin (China) and trans-shipping thru Malaysia

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has determined that Sun Bright International Corp. and Fair Importing Corp. two Chinese companies have evaded antidumping (AD) and countervailing duties (CVD) by importing aluminum extrusions into the U.S. from China by transshipment through Malaysia and mis-stating the true country of origin which was China. CBP says it has...
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Northrop Grumman pays $27.45 million to end False Claims case alleging inflating hours and invoices on battlefield communications contracts

The Justice Department announced today that Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation (NGSC) has agreed to settle civil allegations that it violated the False Claims Act (FCA), 31 U.S.C. _3729, by overstating the number of hours its employees worked on two battlefield communications contracts with the United States Air Force. Under...

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U.S. imposed tariffs on China spikes major tariff evasion schemes according to customs with American businesses suffering major losses

According to an investigative report in the Wall Street Journal, the heavy tariffs imposed on Chinese goods has resulted in a large increase in tariff evasion schemes by Chinese companies seeking to sell their goods here. Customs officials, importers and shipping brokers say that the tariff increases are being countered by unscrupulous...

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