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July 2019

By Matthew Adams, Joseph DeMaria and Marissa Koblitz Kingman

Recent remarks to the American Bar Association’s National White Collar Criminal Defense Institute by Deputy Attorney General Lisa O. Monaco serve as a clear warning to businesses that the Biden Justice
Continue Reading Biden Justice Department Emphasizes Focus on Prosecuting Individual Corporate Criminal Misconduct

By Matthew D. Lee and Marissa Koblitz Kingman

The U.S. Justice Department’s COVID-related health care fraud crackdown continues to intensify. On a single day in September 2021, the Justice Department announced criminal charges against 138 defendants in 31 federal districts
Continue Reading Health Care Professionals Are Key Targets in COVID Aid-Related Fraud Prosecutions

By Matthew D. Lee and Marissa Koblitz Kingman
The owner of a Florida jet company has agreed to pay a large penalty for using government aid – which was directed to his business – on his own personal expenses.  The
Continue Reading Recent False Claims Act Settlement Illustrates Key Role of Whistleblowers in Rooting Out PPP Fraud

By Matthew S. Adams, Kelley Hodge, Matthew D. Lee and Marissa Koblitz Kingman

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has intensified its already aggressive crackdown on fraud related to COVID-19, recently announcing criminal charges against a telemedicine company executive, a physician,
Continue Reading DOJ Intensifies Criminal Prosecutions of Health Care Fraud Related to COVID-19

By Gabriel Herman and Marissa Koblitz Kingman

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans were designed to help small businesses cover explicit allowable expenses during the COVID-19 pandemic. There are various eligibility requirements that businesses must satisfy before applying for PPP loans
Continue Reading The PPP Loan Process: How to Fix Mistakes Before It’s Too Late

April 20, 2021 – Alerts

By Matthew D. Lee and Marissa Koblitz Kingman

The Justice Department continues to intensify its crackdown on COVID-19 relief program fraud, a clear indication that any individual or business that has benefited from the government aid should expect
Continue Reading Justice Department Continues Historic Level of Enforcement Against COVID-19 Fraud