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Federal Tipoffs Involving New Jersey Newsletter for Sunday December 08, 2019 ( 5 items )  

Antitrust Division: Second Pharmaceutical Company Admits to Price Fixing, Resolves Related False Claims Act Violations
WASHINGTON, Dec. 3 -- The U.S. Department of Justice's Antitrust Division issued the following news release: * * * - Rising Pharmaceuticals Agrees to Pay Over $3 Million in Criminal Penalty, Restitution, and Civil Damages * * * Rising Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Rising), a generic pharmaceutical company headquartered in New Jersey, was charged for conspiring to fix prices and allocate customers for a generic hypertension drug, the Department of Justice announced today. According to a one-count f  more

Bureau of Labor Statistics: 49 Metro Areas Had Increases in Nonfarm Employment From October 2018 to October 2019
WASHINGTON, Dec. 3 -- The U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics issued the following article from The Economics Daily: Forty-nine metro areas had increases in nonfarm employment from October 2018 to October 2019, and 340 were essentially unchanged. The largest over-the-year increase in employment among the metropolitan areas occurred in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas (98,700), followed by New York-Newark-Jersey City, New York-New Jersey (84,600), and Los Angeles-Long Beach-A  more

Conn. U.S. Attorney: Waterbury Grocery Store Worker Sentenced to 33 Months for Defrauding Federal Food Stamp Fraud Program
NEW HAVEN, Connecticut, Dec. 5 -- The U.S. Attorney for the District of Connecticut, John H. Durham, issued the following news release: John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, today announced that MUHAMMAD SHAHBAZ, 50, a citizen of Pakistan last residing in Jersey City, New Jersey, was sentenced yesterday by U.S. District Judge Vanessa L. Bryant in Hartford to 33 months of imprisonment for defrauding the federal food stamp program. The federal Supplemental Nutri  more

N.J. U.S. Attorney: Justice Department Announces More Than $376 Million in Awards to Promote Public Safety
NEWARK, New Jersey, Dec. 4 -- The U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey, Craig Carpenito, issued the following news release: * * * - Nearly $4.6 Million Will Support Crime-Fighting Efforts in District of New Jersey * * * The Department of Justice today announced that it has awarded more than $376 million in grant funding to enhance state, local and tribal law enforcement operations and reinforce public safety efforts in jurisdictions across the United States, including $4,561,569 to s  more

Pa. U.S. Attorney: Second NJ-Based Pharmaceutical Company Admits to Price Fixing, Resolves Related False Claims Act Violations
PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania, Dec. 3 -- The U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, William M. McSwain, issued the following news release: * * * - Rising Pharmaceuticals Agrees to Pay Over $3 Million in Criminal Penalty, Restitution, and Civil Damages Related to Hypertension Drug * * * United States Attorney William M. McSwain and the Department of Justice announced that Rising Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Rising), a generic pharmaceutical company headquartered in New Jersey, was crim  more