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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Former Northwestern researcher settles fraud lawsuit for $475K

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....

A civil lawsuit unsealed last week alleges Northwestern ignored a whistle-blowers concerns that a Feinberg School of Medicine researcher was billing personal expenses and phony consulting fees to federal grants.

Lawsuit: Northwestern ‘refused to seriously address’ whistle-blower’s concerns

August 5, 2013

Northwestern ignored a whistle-blower's concerns that a cancer researcher was billing personal expenses and phony consulting fees to federal grants, according to a civil lawsuit unsealed last week. The...

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

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...

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