Prison Terms for COVID-19 Relief Fraud Continue

The Fraud Section of the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) has prosecuted over 100 defendants in over 70 criminal cases and has seized more than $65 million in illegal proceeds from the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”).  The DOJ continues to pursue individuals who...

Texas Piggybacks off of DOJ – Hires Private Lawyers to Sue Google

Chilivis Grubman alerted you to the DOJ’s decision to go after tech giant Google using the antitrust laws in October.  Now, Texas is leading a coalition of state attorneys general that seemingly plan to piggyback on that strategy.  The states are looking into Google’s...

DOJ Goes After Google

Yesterday, the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) filed a landmark antitrust case against Google, accusing the tech giant of disadvantaging competitors through a network of allegedly exclusionary business deals regarding searching and online advertising.  Eleven states –...