Comey Documented Trump Request to Drop Flynn Investigation — “James Comey, the recently fired FBI director, was asked by President Donald Trump to end an investigation into the actions of former national security adviser Michael Flynn, according to a memo Comey wrote about his conversation with the president.” ABC News
DOJ Reaches $89 Million Settlement with Financial Freedom — “Financial Freedom has agreed to a settlement with the United States of more than $89 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act and the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989 in connection with its participation in a federally insured Home Equity Conversion Mortgages or ‘reverse mortgage’ program.” DOJ
Fourth Circuit Reaffirms FCA Case Post-Escobar — A Fourth Circuit panel unanimously held that the government could bring a False Claims Act case alleging a defense contractor used unqualified guards under a $10 million contractor for security services in Iraq. Fourth Circuit
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