Tagged: u.s. department of justice

Federal Crackdown on False Loan Claims Ensnares IberiaBank

by Mark Friedman 1/15/2018 12:00 am

When IberiaBank Corp. agreed in December to pay $11.7 million to settle allegations by Arkansas whistleblowers that it filed false claims for mortgage loan guarantees, it became the first lender working in the state to join a lengthy roster of lenders that have settled similar allegations with the U.S. Department of Justice since 2011.

Suit Challenges Rule on Anti-Union Activities

by Gwen Moritz 5/16/2016 12:00 am

Little Rock was a magnet for representatives from law firms around the country last week when U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker heard arguments in the first federal lawsuit attempting to stop the Obama administration’s new “persuader rule” concerning anti-union activities.

Wal-Mart Spends $230 Million on Mexican Bribery Investigation

by Mark Friedman 6/10/2013 12:00 am

While an internal investigation into bribery allegations have cost Wal-Mart at least $230 million, the move was the right one, according to legal experts who follow Foreign Corrupt Practices Act enforcement.