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Tennessee News: NASHVILLE, United States Joins False Claims Act Lawsuit Against Arriva Medical, LLC and Alere Inc.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – February 19, 2019 – The United States has intervened in a False Claims Act case alleging that Arriva Medical, LLC (Arriva) and its parent Alere Inc. (Alere) submitted or caused false claims to the Medicare program for medically unnecessary glucometers and paid kickbacks to Medicare beneficiaries in the form of free glucometers … Continue reading Tennessee News: NASHVILLE, United States Joins False Claims Act Lawsuit Against Arriva Medical, LLC and Alere Inc.

Tennessee News: GREENEVILLE, Megan Brook Gilliam Sentenced to Serve 110 Months in Prison for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine

GREENEVILLE, Tenn. – On February 11, 2019, Megan Brook Gilliam, 25, of Morristown, Tennessee, was sentenced by the Honorable J. Ronnie Greer, Senior U.S. District Court Judge, to serve 110 months in federal prison for her role in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. Gilliam pleaded guilty in October 2018 to conspiring with Trinity Scott Johnson, … Continue reading Tennessee News: GREENEVILLE, Megan Brook Gilliam Sentenced to Serve 110 Months in Prison for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine

Tennessee News: GREENEVILLE, Jessica James Sentenced to Serve 180 Months in Prison for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine

James has prior felony drug trafficking convictions in Hamblen County GREENEVILLE, Tenn. – On February 6, 2019, Jessica James, 30, of Morristown, Tennessee, was sentenced by the Honorable J. Ronnie Greer, Senior U.S. District Court Judge, to serve 15 years in federal prison. James pleaded guilty in October 2018 to conspiring with Trinity Scott Johnson, … Continue reading Tennessee News: GREENEVILLE, Jessica James Sentenced to Serve 180 Months in Prison for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine

Tennessee News: NASHVILLE, Skilled Nursing Facility Management Company Agrees to Settle False Claims Act Allegations

Company Will Pay More Than $9.7 Million NASHVILLE, Tenn. – February 5, 2019 – Tennessee Health Management, Inc. (“THM”) has agreed to pay $9,764,107.98 to settle allegations that it violated the False Claims Act, announced U.S. Attorney Don Cochran for the Middle District of Tennessee. The alleged conduct involved the submission of false claims for … Continue reading Tennessee News: NASHVILLE, Skilled Nursing Facility Management Company Agrees to Settle False Claims Act Allegations

Tennessee News: Govenor Bill Lee Issues Three Executive Orders Regarding Ethics, Transparency and Non-Discrimination Practices

Governor Bill Lee establishes new expectations for state government’s approach NASHVILLE, TN – Jan. 26, 2019 Thursday, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee issued three executive orders to underscore and improve state government’s approach to ethics, transparency and non-discrimination practices. “Earlier this week, I signed my first executive order to address issues facing our rural communities, and … Continue reading Tennessee News: Govenor Bill Lee Issues Three Executive Orders Regarding Ethics, Transparency and Non-Discrimination Practices

Tennessee News: Governor Bill Haslam, Commissioner Rolfe Announce Volkswagen to Create 1,000 New Jobs in Chattanooga

Chattanooga chosen as company’s U.S. base for electric vehicle production NASHVILLE, TN – Jan. 14, 2019 – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe along with Volkswagen AG announced today that Chattanooga will be home to the company’s first electric vehicle manufacturing facility in North America. The project … Continue reading Tennessee News: Governor Bill Haslam, Commissioner Rolfe Announce Volkswagen to Create 1,000 New Jobs in Chattanooga

Tennessee News: NASHVILLE, Donald M. McCoy, Mid-State Psychologist Facing Federal Healthcare Fraud Charges

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Donald M. McCoy, 52, of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, was arrested Friday by federal and state agents and charged with two counts of healthcare fraud, announced U.S. Attorney Don Cochran for the Middle District of Tennessee. According to the criminal complaint, McCoy is a licensed psychologist by the State of Tennessee and is an … Continue reading Tennessee News: NASHVILLE, Donald M. McCoy, Mid-State Psychologist Facing Federal Healthcare Fraud Charges

Tennessee News: Florida Man, Christopher B. Warren Pleads Guilty in $28 Million Solar Farm Ponzi Scheme7777

NASHVILLE, Tenn.- December 17, 2018 – Christopher B. Warren, 50, of Anthony, Florida pleaded guilty Friday to one count of mail fraud and one count of securities fraud for operating a $28 million Ponzi scheme, announced U.S. Attorney Don Cochran for the Middle District of Tennessee. Warren was the founder and chief investment officer of … Continue reading Tennessee News: Florida Man, Christopher B. Warren Pleads Guilty in $28 Million Solar Farm Ponzi Scheme7777