Tag Archives: civil

First Civil Cyber-Fraud Initiative Settlement

  For the first settlement as part of the Department of Justice’s Civil Cyber-Fraud Initiative, DOJ settled a case against medical services government contractor Comprehensive Health Services, LLC (CHS) for $930,000.  This settlement resolves allegations brought forth in two qui tam lawsuits, where four whistleblowers filed suit on behalf of the government under the qui tam provision… Read More »

Republican family law bills make it easier to use ‘civil death penalty’

A series of bills introduced by Republicans in the Wisconsin Legislature to change the state’s child services system puts too much power in the hands of prosecutors and unfairly targets Native Americans and people of color, advocates say.  All of the bills, according to their author, Rep. Barbara Dittrich (R-Oconomowoc), are meant to get children… Read More »

DSU files civil rights complaint with US DOJ over Georgia traffic stop | The Latest from WDEL News

Delaware State University has formally requested the United States Department of Justice investigate possible civil rights violations during a traffic stop of the Women’s Lacrosse bus in Georgia last month. In a letter to Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights Kristen Clarke, DSU President Dr. Tony Allen said the Liberty County Police Department’s stop of… Read More »