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Former Northwestern researcher settles fraud lawsuit for $475K

Tyler Pager, Breaking News Editor

October 30, 2014

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

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

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, On Campus, The Summer Northwestern 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...