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Tag Archives: Fraud

Inflated assets: Bank’s fraud claim vs. auditor survives

A bank that relied on a mortgage originator’s financial statements to support multimillion-dollar loans has plausibly claimed that an auditor’s approval of allegedly fraudulent financial statements showed a deviation from the standard of care. Based on the factual allegations in ...

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Judge: OK for insurance provider to deny coverage in fraud dispute

A federal judge has ruled in favor of an insurance company in a coverage dispute stemming from an accident involving a driver who obtained permission to drive via fraud. In issuing summary judgment in favor of the defendant insurance company, ...

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Woman files qui tam action against former employer — $263,280 settlement

Relator Van Nguyen filed this action on Jan. 21, 2019, pursuant to the qui tam provisions of the federal False Claims Act (31 U.S.C. 3729 et seq.) and the Virginia Fraud Against Taxpayers Act (Va. Code 8.01-216.1 et seq.) Those ...

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The scene is becoming more common. A deal is done, the papers signed and the money is sent. Then comes the terrifying call: The person expecting the money never got it. With increasing frequency, the explanation is that a thief ...

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WDVA: Medicare fraud allegations lack specificity

An employee accusing her former employer of Medicare fraud through misreporting of services provided didn’t provide sufficient detail, either of the fraudulent behavior itself or her alleged notice to the employer. Background Plaintiff Kimberly Branscome, a physical therapy assistant, brings ...

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