Legal News

National Respiratory Services LLC (NRS) was ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $2 million by U.S. Senior District Judge Charles R. Simpson, III for committing health care fraud, announced David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

Thank you, Bob Carlson, for those kind words – and for your exemplary service as Chair of the American Bar Association’s House of Delegates.  It’s a pleasure to be with you this morning.  And it’s a privilege to join so many friends, colleagues, and leaders – including U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of California Melinda Haag – here in San Francisco for the ABA’s 2013 Annual Meeting.

United States Attorney General Eric Holder welcomed the confirmation last night by the U.S. Senate of Stuart F. Delery as the Department of Justice’s Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Division. 

Spokane, Washington  The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced fraud charges against a Spokane Valley, Wash., company and its owner for misleading investors with claims to raise billions of investment capital under the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act and invest it exclusively in American businesses.

The Securities and Exchange Commission charged an investment adviser in Scotts Valley, California, with running a $60 million investment fund like a Ponzi scheme and defrauding investors by touting imaginary trading profits instead of reporting the actual trading losses he incurred.