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Tenet Healthcare to pay more than $513 million over fraud scheme: Justice Department

2 weeks agoHealth : Reuters: Health

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. hospital chain Tenet Healthcare Corp and two of its Atlanta-area units will pay over $513 million to resolve criminal charges and civil claims relating to a scheme to defraud the United States and to pay kickbacks in exchange for patient referrals, the Justice Department said on Monday.

1,200 archeologists denounce desecration of Standing Rock burial grounds by DAPL, UN agrees

Campaign Action In a Friday letter to  President Obama, the United States Department of Justice, Department of the Interior, the Army Corps of Engineers, a coalition of more than 1,200 archeologists, museum directors, and historiansShow More Summary

Feds Sue: Georgia’s Segregated Schools for Kids with Disabilities Are Illegal

On August 23, 2016, the United States Department of Justice filed suit against the State of Georgia for discriminating against thousands of public school students with behavior and emotional disabilities Continue Reading ?

Texas Governor Greg Abbott Urges U.S. Department Of Justice To Reconsider Changes To PRO Licensing Model

In consult with the Texas Music Office, Texas Governor Greg Abbott today sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch urging her to reconsider The United States Department of Justice’s proposed changes to the Performance Rights Organization (PRO) licensing model. Show More Summary

US Department of Justice settles with accused counterfeiters

See part 1 Real or fake US coins? Photo: FORMERFEDSGROUP.COM via Joe Palazzolo, writing for Wall Street Journal blogs, reports that the United States Justice Department has settled with three scrap metal importers. TheShow More Summary

Three companies to plead guilty to fixing prices of auto capacitors

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Rubycon Corp, Elna Co Ltd and Holy Stone Holdings Co, Ltd have agreed to plead guilty to fixing the prices of electrolytic capacitors sold in the United States, the Justice Department said on Monday. The plea agreement is the latest in a long-running international probe into price fixing of auto parts. Show More Summary

Private Prisons: DOJ To End Controversial Contracts

On Thursday, Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates released an official Department of Justice memo that reveals the government’s decision to reduce and eventually eliminate privately owned prisons within the United States. “They simply...Show More Summary

Paul Manafort: Former Trump Campaign Chairman’s Firm Reportedly Being Investigated For Possible Pro-Russia Ties [Video]

Reportedly, the firm of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort is one of several companies and organizations in the United States being investigated by the Department of Justice and FBI for possibly having some questionable pro-Russia ties. Show More Summary

Private Prison Companies Will Still Lock Up Immigrants, Despite DOJ Decision

The United States government will continue to profit from locking up immigrants, despite the Department of Justice’s landmark decision on Thursday to stop contracting with private prison companies. The DOJ issued a memo that directsShow More Summary

Sorry, But The Private Prison Industry Isn't Going Anywhere

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

The stock prices of the two biggest private prison companies in the United States nosedived on Thursday after the Department of Justice vowed to stop housing inmates at their facilities. It’s a significant blow to an industry that has...Show More Summary

Obama’s Justice Department Abolishes Controversial For-Profit Prison Program

The decision is regarded as a major victory for social justice advocates, but does not result in a complete prohibition of private prisons in the United States, with many state and local governments employing for-profit correctional facilities.

Justice Department Announces It Will Begin Phasing Out Private Prisons In the United States 

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

The Justice Department is planning to end the use of private prisons in the United States, the Washington Post reports. The government has concluded that prisons run by private corporations are “both less safe and less effective at providing correctional services” than prisons run by the feds, the paper says. Read more...

WikiLeaks: Julian Assange Off The Hook Because Hillary Clinton Was Not Prosecuted, Lawyer Tells DOJ

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been under investigation by the United States Department of Justice since 2010, but now the 45-year-old founder of the document-leaking online site is claiming that the DOJ decision not to prosecute Hillary Clinton over her use of a private email server should let him off the hook. Show More Summary

Good News: DOJ Doled Out $342 Million To 10 Illegal Alien Loving States And Cities

Have you ever seen the mission statement of the Department of Justice? It’s pretty much what you would expect To enforce the law and defend the interests of the United

Malaysian PM says U.S. Department of Justice suit doesn't involve him

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Friday a recent lawsuit by the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) does not involve him, the Malaysian government or sovereign wealth fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad directly.

Five Plead Guilty to $1Mln Cocaine Smuggling Plot – US Justice Department

Five people have pleaded guilty to drug trafficking and money laundering charges in a plot to smuggle 30 kilograms (66 pounds) of cocaine worth $900,000 in New York City street sales into the United States, the Department of Justice said in a press release.

North Carolina Man Accused of Trying to Recruit For Daesh Attack in US

Erick Jamal Hendricks from the US state of North Carolina who had have ten members signed up for his sleeper cell detained for trying to help the Daesh coordinate an attack in the United States, according to the Department of Justic...

US Government Fines LATAM Airlines $22 Million For Bribes

The United States Justice Department said that Latin America’s largest air carrier had entered a “fictitious $1.15 million consulting agreement with an advisor to the Secretary of Argentina’s Ministry of Transportation.” The US government...Show More Summary

U.S. Confirms Mishandling of 1MDB Funds

The United States Justice Department has concluded that the Malaysian prime minister is linked to the billions of dollars embezzled from the 1MDB. This news comes a year after investigative journalists first uncovered the possible connection. 1MDB stands for 1Malaysia Development Berhad. Show More Summary

There Won't Be Any Election Monitors in the Most Vulnerable States This Election: What Could Go Wrong?

3 months agoLifestyle : xoJane

The Department of Justice has just dealt a major blow to voting rights in the United States with the news that it won't be dispatching election monitors to some of the most vulnerable states in November. In a contentious election year where voter suppression is likely to be a recurring theme across... Continue reading

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