Imperial Valley News Center
United States Settles with United Parcel Service for Overcharging Federal Agencies under General Services Administration Contract
- Written by IVN
Washington, DC - The Department of Justice announced Friday that United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS) has agreed to pay the United States $8.4 million to resolve allegations that it overcharged federal agencies for package delivery services under a General Services Administration (GSA) contract.
- Written by State Department
Washington, DC - On September 13, Secretary Michael R. Pompeo launched the U.S.-Brazil Strategic Partnership Dialogue with Brazilian Foreign Minister Ernesto Araujo. The U.S.-Brazil Strategic Partnership Dialogue is a direct outcome of the March 19 meeting between President Trump and President Bolsonaro in Washington, D.C. and serves as a platform for advancing joint action on U.S.-Brazil shared priorities. The Dialogue focused on and advanced bilateral collaboration in a range of areas, organized under three pillars: Supporting Democratic Governance; Pursuing Economic Prosperity; and Strengthening Security and Defense Cooperation.
- Written by DOJ
Washington, DC - A former president of Local 2463 of the American Federation of Government Employees pleaded guilty Thursday to Interstate Transportation of Stolen Property, in connection with his theft of tens of thousands of dollars from the union, announced Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division and District Director Mark Wheeler of the Department of Labor’s Office of Labor Management Standards Washington District Office.
Former District of Columbia Attorney Sentenced to Federal Prison for $2 Million Investment Fraud Scheme
- Written by Department of Justice
Washington, DC - A former District of Columbia attorney was sentenced to prison Thursday in U.S. District Court in the District of Columbia for operating a fraudulent trading program for investors and failing to file a tax return announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division.
Doctor Pleads Guilty to $13 Million Conspiracy to Defraud Medicare with Telemedicine Orders of Orthotic Braces
- Written by DOJ
Newark, New Jersey - A Toms River, New Jersey physician pleaded guilty Thursday for his role in a $13 million health care fraud scheme, which previously resulted in charges in April 2019 against 23 other defendants in one of the largest health care fraud cases investigated by the FBI and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General (HHS-OIG) and prosecuted by the Department of Justice.
- Written by NIST
Washington, DC - The NIST recently published the draft National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication 1800-21: Mobile Device Security: Corporate-Owned Personally-Enabled (COPE). Your comments and feedback are welcome through September 23, 2019.
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