Monthly Archives: July 2013

Home Health Agency Owner Pleads Guilty for Role in $13.8 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

Posted on July24, 2013
Detroit-area resident Javed Rehman pleaded guilty on Mon. for his role in a $13.8 million Medicare fraud scheme, announced Acting Assistant Attorney General Mythili Raman of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Barbara L. McQuade; Special Agent in Charge Robert D. Foley III of the FBI’s Detroit Field Office and Special Agent in Charge Lamont Pugh III of the Chicago Regional Office for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service’s Office of Inspector…
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State Department IG highly critical of IT sub-bureau

Posted on July24, 2013
William Lay, the chief information security officer at the State Department, hasn't addressed critical management issues and is frequently away from the office, according to the inspector general. The State Department's Bureau of Information Resource Management, Office of Information Assurance has none of those things, according to a State Department's Office of Inspector General audit released in July, and further lacks controls and procedures to monitor contracts, task orders and blanket purchase agreements totaling $79 million. "The CISO hasn't provided…
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Inspector General Report: U.S. Government Spent $630k On Facebook Fans

Posted on July24, 2013
An Inspector General has published a report indicating that the U.S. government spent $630,000 to earn the “likes” that it craved to help engage U.S. citizens. What’s worse is that marketers, in this case the U.S. government, eventually need to spend more money on their elusive fan base since, after a period of no activity, they fall from a fan’s newsfeed and have to try and regain their interest. Read the entire article at Business2Community.
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