The Daily Northwestern

Former Northwestern researcher settles fraud lawsuit for $475K

Tyler Pager, Breaking News Editor

October 30, 2014

A former Northwestern research physician will pay the United States $475,000 to settle claims of misusing federal grant money for personal expenses, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced Thursday. Dr. Charles Bennett, who...

Updated: Northwestern to pay nearly $3 million to settle cancer research fraud lawsuit

Patrick Svitek, Summer Editor

July 30, 2013

Northwestern has agreed to pay the United States nearly $3 million to settle a whistleblower lawsuit involving a former researcher who allegedly misused federal grant money, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced today. Four...