'Medical judgment is being subsidized for profit margin'

U.S. Attorney David Rivera on combating 'increasingly creative' fraud
Nov 15, 2015 12:05 PM

Oklahoma law firm sets up local office

Relocated attorney focused on fraud, employment work
Aug 19, 2015 3:03 PM

Nashville real estate company faces allegations of fraud and forgery

Class-action claim says REO Holdings lied to acquire cheap land
Jul 6, 2015 6:55 AM

Armstrong indicted by federal grand jury, charges linked to 2007 tax hike

State Representative Joe Armstrong says he's looking forward to addressing the allegations that he schemed to turn a profit from the state hiking the cigarette tax in 2007. His accountant, who "ran" the money through his company, had agreed to a plea deal. More from the Nashville Post on what the accountant says happened.

Jun 17, 2015 7:26 PM

Knoxville rep's indictment stems from 2007 cigarette tax increase

U.S. attorney's office alleges Armstrong earned half a million on vote to hike tax
Jun 17, 2015 7:23 PM

Vanguard to pay $2.9M in false claims, kickback settlement

Feds allege violations occurred before Tenet bought company
Jun 15, 2015 1:00 PM

Sommet founder Whitfield sentenced to 20 years in prison

Judge also orders $1.8M in restitution
Jun 9, 2015 6:55 AM

Ex-Dollar General worker says he was fired after exposing potential fraud

Suit claims termination came after complaint about alleged $8M coupon scheme
May 6, 2015 7:11 AM

Convicted Brentwood fraudster gets time in CNBC doc

CNBC will tonight premiere White Collar Convicts, a look at what happens to corporate swindlers once they go behind the barbed wire. Among those featured on the show is Aaron Vallett, a former Brentwood resident who in 2012 was sentenced to 10 years and fined $5.5 million for stealing from clients' retirement plans. These days, Vallett is among other things the bookkeeper of the commissary at his prison, something he freely admits is quite ironic. Check out a clip here and get more info on White Collar Convicts here.

SEE ALSO: Our past coverage of Vallett's case

Apr 29, 2015 7:35 AM

Bass sets up procurement fraud group

Bass Berry & Sims has taking another growth step with its office in Washington, D.C., which it set up in late 2011. On Wednesday, firm officials said they've established a practice group focused on the issues around contracting with government agencies. The 11 attorneys in the group include Nashville-based Wally Dietz, John Eason and former federal prosecutor Lisa Rivera.

"Our attorneys apply extensive public sector experience to help firm clients understand, prevent and mitigate the risks associated with government procurement, and to fight back when those risks become reality," said John Kelly, managing partner of Bass' D.C. office.

SEE ALSO: Word from the firm a month ago that it had recruited two veteran attorneys and launched an international trade practice group

Feb 26, 2015 6:43 AM