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Pamela Davis Announced as Recipient of ACFE Sentinel Award

...heme. Davis informed the FBI, and wore a wire to expose their plan. In May of 2005, her efforts would help investigators prosecute the three fraudsters for their illegal scheme. "Whistle-blowers like Ms. Davis continue to face threats and retaliation from their superiors and colleagues, yet t...

Jury Convicts Los Angeles Physician Assistant for Stealing Doctor's Identity and Defrauding Medicare in $7.7 Million Scheme

...f legitimate patients in need of the services and equipment to improve their lives," said U.S. Attorney Thomas P. O'Brien. "For years we have pursued fraudsters who attempt to exploit the health care system for their own personal gain. Now, we have another example of an unscrupulous provider being brought to j...

Eight Miami-Area Residents Charged in $22 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme Involving Home Health Care Agencies

...orce," said Assistant Attorney General Lanny A. Breuer. "Through real-time data analysis, the Strike Force is at the forefront of stopping health care fraudsters in their tracks." "Health care fraud schemes in South Florida range from simple billing schemes and fly-by-night durable medical equipment provi...
fraudsters in Biological Technology

Symantec: Cyber fraudsters look for low-hanging fruit

Editor's note: Last month, the information security firm Symantec released the 11th edition of its Internet Security Threat Report . This is Symantec's attempt to get out of the day-to-day and see the forest for the trees, and these woods look pretty ominous, according to Dave Cole, a directo...

Phishing and pharming: Is your personal identity being harvested?

...ites messages that appeared like legitimate organizations. In February, Harry Potter fans were warned by author J.K. Rowling to watch out for internet fraudsters claiming to sell copies of her latest wizard saga while all they wanted was to steal credit card and bank information. Phishing, also called brand...

After a successful attack on your computer systems, then what?

...m on Wednesday. Daniel Vaccaro, a partner with Michael Best & Friedrich , said that organizations whose systems have been compromised by Internet fraudsters or disgruntled employees can benefit from learning to work with law enforcement. "You get to ride on the backs of experienced criminal investigator...

Corporate control begins with a strong board

...ort-term Wall Street expectations. Boards fell asleep, fraud occurred, and shareholder value suffered. As a direct result of board failures and the fraudsters who took advantage of the resulting opportunities, we have the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX) . Audit committees, independent directors, executive ...
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(Date:4/17/2014)... Bonheur Children,s Hospital Pediatrician-in-Chief Jon McCullers, MD, was ... April issue of Nature Reviews Microbiology , ... Dr. McCullers, a world-renowned infectious disease specialist, and ... University of Tennessee Health Science Center, analyzed the ... 1957 and 1968 pandemics, as well as more ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... April 17, 2014U.S. military personnel who served in ... concussive traumatic brain injury (TBI) were compared to ... other medical reasons. Differences in measures of overall ... months after injury are reported in an article ... journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. The ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... as many as 10 million older Americans suffer from ... isolation. , However, new research a project that ... for six years found that Internet use among ... more than 30 percent. , "That,s a very strong ... of telecommunication, information studies and media who led the ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... April 17, 2014-- Colic affects about one in five ... numerous pediatric visits during the first several months after ... symptoms was showing promise; however, the April 1, 2014 ... Sung, Valerie) reported on a study, "Probiotics and Infant ... L reuteri for infant colic did not ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... School of Medicine (BUSM) have discovered that the ... experimental model. The findings, reported in the ... may lead to more effective treatments for alcoholism. ... the leading causes of illness and death in ... by limiting the productivity of workers and necessitating ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Long-term effects of battle-related 'blast plus impact' concussive TBI in US military 2Health News:Internet use can help ward off depression among elderly 2Health News:New study says probiotic use for infant colic is not effective in reducing symptoms 2Health News:BUSM researchers find anti-seizure drug may reduce alcohol consumption 2
(Date:4/17/2014)... A drug under clinical trials to treat tuberculosis ... drugs that act against various bacteria, fungal infections and ... University of Illinois chemists and collaborators. , Led by ... determined the different ways the drug SQ109 attacks the ... target other pathogens from yeast to malaria and ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... NJ. April 16, 2014. Kessler Foundation has been ... million from the Department of Defense Spinal Cord ... principal investigator for the randomized, double-blinded, controlled, multi-site ... bone and muscle strength after spinal cord injury. ... & Engineering Research at Kessler Foundation. Two additional ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... eight hundred births, Down syndrome - or trisomy 21 ... disability. It results from a chromosomal abnormality where cells ... 21 (1% of the human genome). A study conducted ... of Genetic Medicine and Development at the University of ... , shed light on how the extra chromosome 21 ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Multitarget TB drug could treat other diseases, evade resistance 2Kessler Foundation awarded Department of Defense grant for spinal cord injury research 2Trisomy 21: How an extra little chromosome throws the entire genome off balance 2Trisomy 21: How an extra little chromosome throws the entire genome off balance 3
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