First Civil Cyber-Fraud Initiative Settlement

Irina Baranova

  For the first settlement as part of the Department of Justice’s Civil Cyber-Fraud Initiative, DOJ settled a case against medical services government contractor Comprehensive Health Services, LLC (CHS) for $930,000.  This settlement resolves allegations brought forth in two qui tam lawsuits, where four whistleblowers filed suit on behalf of the government […]

Justice Department Establishes Initiative to Strengthen States’ Use of Criminal Justice Data | OPA

Irina Baranova

The Department of Justice today launched Justice Counts, an effort to help states make smarter policy and budget decisions using up-to-date, actionable criminal justice data. The initiative, announced today by Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta during a virtual conference with criminal justice practitioners and researchers, is led by the Office […]