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SEC charges defense contractor, 3 ex-directors with accounting fraud

WASHINGTON — Federal regulators have charged a U.S. defense contractor and three of its former board members with accounting fraud, saying the company overstated earnings to investors. The Securities and Exchange Commission says DHB Industries Inc. settled the civil charges ...

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111 charged in Medicare scams worth $225 million

MIAMI — Federal authorities charged more than 100 doctors, nurses and physical therapists in nine cities with Medicare fraud Thursday, part of a massive nationwide bust that snared more suspects than any other in history. More than 700 law enforcement ...

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Former PG executive Jack Johnson indicted on corruption charges

WASHINGTON — Former Prince George’s County Executive Jack Johnson engaged in a wide-ranging pay-for-play scheme, accepting cash, campaign contributions and other gifts in exchange for helping developers secure millions of dollars in federal grant money, according to an indictment returned ...

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New measures planned to fight Medicare fraud

MIAMI — Federal health officials announced new security measures Monday to combat Medicare fraud, including tougher screenings for providers and the ability to withhold payments during investigations. Authorities recovered $2.5 billion in health care fraud judgments last year — a ...

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Post-foreclosure challenge came too late

A former homeowner cannot undo a foreclosure sale based on her government-insured lender’s failure to comply with HUD-required loan mitigation efforts in the absence of fraud, Maryland’s top court held Thursday. The unanimous Court of Appeals said people in foreclosure ...

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