Detective Sues City of Chesapeake for Discrimination

The city of Chesapeake is facing allegations of discrimination from an African-American detective employed with the police department there. The detective has filed a lawsuit against the city of Chesapeake, the chief of police and three other officer...

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Jail Time for Wage Violations? It’s Possible.

Jail Time for Wage Violations? It’s Possible.

Papa John’s Franchisee Gets Jail Time A wage violation is typically punished by fines and penalties, but this is not always the case. It is possible for a business owner to get jail time for not properly compensating their employees. According ...

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Former HDL CEO Defrauded Health Insurance Programs

Former HDL CEO Defrauded Health Insurance Programs

Tonya Mallory, the former CEO of Health Diagnostic Laboratory Inc., is being sued by the federal government for her alleged participation in a “kickback scheme.” According to the government, the company defrauded health insurance programs. According ...

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National Whistleblowers Day

National Whistleblowers Day

A new holiday recognizing whistleblowers has been proposed by the National Whistleblower Center. July 30, 1778 is the day the Continental Congress enacted the first whistleblower law – and the day proposed to honor whistleblowers each year. Sen...

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D.C. Hospital Pays to Settle False Claims Case

D.C. Hospital Pays to Settle False Claims Case

According to the U.S. Justice Department, Children’s National Medical Center has agreed to pay $12.9 million to settle a false claims case. The department alleges that the medical center inaccurately reported overhead costs on applications and cost r...

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