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Phone App Makers Questioned in U.S. Antitrust Probe of Apple

NEW YORK TIMES

The U.S. Justice Department has reached out to app developers as part of its investigation into Apple Inc, one of the four big tech companies being probed for alleged anti-competitive behavior, according one of the developers and another person familiar with the investigation. read more »

$3.1 Million to Resolve Alleged Misuse of Federal Funds for Inaccessible Housing

DEPARTMENTOF JUSTICE

CRA/LA agreed to pay $3.1 million to resolve allegations that its predecessor violated the False Claims Act by knowingly failing to comply with federal accessibility laws when it financed and assisted in the development of affordable housing in the City of Los Angeles supported by federal funds, the Department of Justice announced. read more »

Two Arizona men charged in running massive cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme

ABC

Two Arizona men have been accused of running a massive Ponzi scheme, according to documents filed in federal court. Their victims include a number of former Major League Baseball players. read more »

Union Gets $1 Million Win in False Claims Suit Against Fairfield

BLOOMBERG LAW

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union No. 98 showed that construction contractor The Fairfield Company violated the False Claims Act by improperly billing for workers under a partially federally funded railroad improvement project for SEPTA, a Pennsylvania federal court said. read more »