Company Settles False Claims Act Allegations of Improper Paycheck Protection Program Loan

Arlington, Virginia - Zen Solutions Inc., a Virginia-based company, has agreed to pay approximately $31,000 in damages and civil penalties to settle allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by obtaining more than one Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan in 2020. Zen Solutions also agreed to repay the duplicative PPP loan in full to its lender, relieving the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) of liability to the lender for the federal guaranty of approximately $192,000 on the improper loan. 

Former Government Contractor Executives Indicted for Unlawful Campaign Contributions

Washington, DC - Three Hawaii-based executives of a government contractor were indicted Thursday in the District of Columbia for allegedly making unlawful campaign contributions to a candidate for Congress and a political action committee.

Oklahoma Men Indicted for Hate Crimes

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma - The Justice Department announced Tuesday that a federal grand jury in the Western District of Oklahoma returned a two-count indictment charging two men with committing hate crimes.

Former NFL Player Sentenced to Prison for Nationwide Health Care Fraud Scheme

New York - A former National Football League (NFL) player was sentenced Wednesday to five years in prison for orchestrating a nationwide scheme to defraud a health care benefit program for retired NFL players.

Man Pleads Guilty to Sending Violent Threats to Maryland Doctor Who Had Been a Vocal Advocate of the Covid-19 Vaccine

Baltimore, Maryland - Scott Eli Harris, 51, of Aubrey, Texas, pleaded guilty Monday in federal court to one count of willfully transmitting in interstate commerce a threat to injure a Maryland doctor who had been a vocal proponent of the COVID-19 vaccine.