Justice Department Settles Second Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit Against the Davie, Florida, Fire Department
The Justice Department has reached a consent decree with the town of Davie, Florida, to resolve allegations that the Davie Fire Department discriminated against Lori Davis because of her pregnancy and retaliated against Monica Santana because she complained about gender discrimination.
Former Delta Air Lines Employee Sentenced for Role in Defrauding Delta and Northwest Air Lines of more than $36 Million
Paul Anderson has been sentenced to six years and eight months in prison for his role in a scheme to defraud Northwest and Delta Air Lines of more than $36 million.
Alabama Officer Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Fix Cocaine Trafficking Charges
A Huntsville police officer has pleaded guilty to taking part in a conspiracy to fix cocaine trafficking charges against an individual arrested by another Huntsville officer.
Two Florida Couples Agree to Pay $1.13 Million to Resolve Allegations That They Accepted Kickbacks in Exchange for Home Health Care Referrals
Two South Florida medical doctors and their wives have agreed to settle allegations that they violated the False Claims Act when their wives accepted sham marketer salaries in exchange for their husbands’ referrals to a home health care company.
Medical Drug Re-Packager and Company’s Senior Executives Indicted on Fraud Charges and Criminal Violations of the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act
Med Prep Consulting, Inc. (“Med Prep”), a medical drug re-packager and processer, together with its president and owner Gerald Tighe and pharmacist-in-charge Stephen Kalinoski, has been charged with wire fraud and violations of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (“FDCA”).
U.S. Attorney Spotlight
Zachary T. Fardon
Northern District of Illinois
Zachary T. Fardon served as a federal prosecutor for nearly a decade before entering private law practice and then returning to government service as the United States Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois. He began serving as the U.S. Attorney in Chicago on October 23, 2013, after President Obama signed his commission.
William J. Hochul, Jr.
Western District of New York
United States Attorney William J. Hochul, Jr. is the United States Attorney for the Western District of New York. In this position, Mr. Hochul is responsible for overseeing the prosecution of any federal criminal case brought within the seventeen counties of Western New York.