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- Incarceration, Restitution, and Lifetime Debarment: Legal Consequences of Scientific Misconduct in the Eric Poehlman Case. Tilden, Samuel J. // Science & Engineering Ethics;Dec2010, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p737
Following its determination of a finding of scientific misconduct the Office of Research Integrity (ORI) will seek redress for any injury sustained. Several remedies both administrative and statutory may be available depending on the strength of the evidentiary findings of the misconduct...
- The Poehlman case: running away from the truth. Dahlberg, John E.; Mahler, Christian C. // Science & Engineering Ethics;Jan2006, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p157
Eric T. Poehlman, Ph.D., was an internationally recognized, tenured professor at the University of Vermont (UVM) in Burlington when, in October 2000, a junior member of Poehlman's laboratory became convinced that he had altered data from a study on aging volunteers from the Burlington area. This...
- Australia : $14 million to target criminal assets. // TendersInfo News;8/12/2014, p1
The article reports that around 14 million dollars seized from criminals in Australia are being invested in the improvement of detection and disruption capabilities of the Australian Federal Police-led Criminal Assets Confiscation Taskforce (CACT).
- Progressive Multi-Year Investigation Ended; Reports 110 Arrests, 66 Auto Recoveries. // Insurance Advocate;12/1/2001, Vol. 112 Issue 45, p31
Focuses on the vehicle theft and insurance fraud investigation funded by Progressive Corporation and conducted by the Pittsburgh Police Department in Pennsylvania. Contributions of the Special Investigations Unit of Progressive to the investigation; Investigation on the illegal operations of...
- The human face of fraud. Allan, Roddy // CA Magazine;May2003, Vol. 136 Issue 4, p39
Provides information on fraud investigations. Context within which a fraud was committed; Types of behavior prevalent in individuals who commit fraud in the workplace; Legitimacy of their behavior.
- Switzerland has stepped up a criminal investigation into an oil contract in the Republic of Congo. // World Energy News;2/15/2013, p10
The article offers information on the increased efforts in Switzerland in criminal investigation regarding an oil contract in the Republic of Congo and the questioning of a former employee of commodity trading company Gunvor and his associate on the possibility of fraud.
- New civil investigation of fraud procedures. Lagerberg, Francesca // Accountancy;Oct2005, Vol. 136 Issue 1346, p122
Reports on the procedures which have been issued by the British Revenue & Customs as of October 2005, relating to the civil investigation of fraud. Main procedural change impacting the former Inland Revenue Hansard policy; Effect of the new rules on direct and indirect taxes.
- State Medicaid-fraud unit opens office in Spokane. Parish, Linn // Journal of Business (10756124);8/31/2006, Vol. 21 Issue 18, pA17
The article reports that the state attorney general's office has added its Medicaid fraud control unit office in Spokane County, Washington. The unit will be headed by assistant attorney-general Tony Rugel together with two new fraud-control investigators. The unit would investigate healthcare...
- Lisa's law: Look out, biz. Davis, Kevin // Crain's Chicago Business;3/31/2003, Vol. 26 Issue 13, p3
Illinois' law enforcement officer Lisa Madigan aims to eliminate corporate corruption. During her campaign for attorney general, Lisa Madigan promised to be a zealous consumer advocate and crusader against corporate corruption. The list of Madigan's possible targets include including...