Centric Parts in Carson to pay $8 million in DOJ settlement

By EMILY RASMUSSEN | erasmussen@scng.com | Long Beach Press-Telegram PUBLISHED: July 22, 2020 at 3:45 p.m. | UPDATED: July 22, 2020 at 4:19 p.m. Centric Parts, a Carson-based auto-parts supplier, agreed to pay $8 million to settle two lawsuits that accused the corporation of falsifying documents to evade paying millions of dollars in customs to the United States, federal officials said Tuesday. […]

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Auto Parts Importer To Pay $8M Over Brake Pad Tariff Claims

Law360 (July 23, 2020, 5:36 PM EDT) — The holding company behind several U.S. auto parts suppliers will pay $8 million to settle allegations that the company dodged brake pad tariffs dating back to 2006, the U.S. Department of… Click here to read full coverage of our client’s whistleblower settlement at Law360.

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Caldwell University Agrees to Pay More Than $4.8 Million to Resolve Allegations of Violating False Claims Act

NEWARK, N.J. – Caldwell University has agreed to pay the United States more than $4.8 million to resolve allegations that it engaged in a fraudulent scheme to defraud a federal education benefit program, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. “Caldwell University tried to hoodwink the Department of Veterans Affairs and, worse, veterans themselves, by claiming to […]

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DOJ Pursues Drug Suit That Got Away to Shore Up Dismissal Power

Companies that bill the federal government for services are eager in 2020 to see what courts say about Justice Department decisions to dismiss whistleblower cases it finds to be meritless or a burden on government resources. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit is considering how much deference the federal courts should give […]

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