U.S. Attorney http://wfpl.org en IRS: U of L Official Defrauded School, Medical Practices; Losses May Exceed $2 Million http://wfpl.org/post/irs-u-l-official-defrauded-school-medical-practices-losses-may-exceed-2-million <div><div>The Internal Revenue Service says the executive director of a medical department at the University of Louisville wrote checks to himself possibly in excess of $2 million since 2007.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><p> Perry "Chad" Vaughn, who oversaw the school's Department of Family &amp; Geriatric Medicine, is due in federal court on Monday after federal prosecutors obtained a preliminary injunction to prevent him from spending any of the funds.<p> The IRS says the money came from the department and affiliated medical practices.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><p> Vaughn has not been char Wed, 04 Sep 2013 17:47:43 +0000 Associated Press 6709 at http://wfpl.org U of L Hospital to Pay $2.8 Million to Settle Medicare Billing Case http://wfpl.org/post/u-l-hospital-pay-28-million-settle-medicare-billing-case <p>University of Louisville Hospital has reached a $2.8 million settlement with the federal government to end allegations that it submitted false Medicare billing claims.</p><p><a href="http://www.justice.gov/usao/kyw/news/2013/20130701-01.html">The agreement</a>, announced today, covers a five-year period that began January 1, 2006.</p> Mon, 01 Jul 2013 20:29:53 +0000 Rick Howlett & Associated Press 5979 at http://wfpl.org U of L Hospital to Pay $2.8 Million to Settle Medicare Billing Case Kentucky Inmate Charged With Threatening President, First Family http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-inmate-charged-threatening-president-first-family <p></p><p>A Kentucky inmate has been charged with threatening the life of President Barack Obama, the first lady and their two daughters.</p><p>A grand jury in Louisville today charged Kentucky State Penitentiary inmate Anthony D. Holliman with threatening the president and a second count of threatening the president's family.</p><p>The indictment says Holliman, who’s serving decades in prison for rape and other convictions, wrote a threatening letter addressed to Obama in May. &nbsp;It says Holliman used racial epithets in the letter.</p> Wed, 20 Feb 2013 20:26:48 +0000 Associated Press & Rick Howlett 4102 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky Inmate Charged With Threatening President, First Family USA Harvest Founder Stan Curtis Facing Federal Felony Charges http://wfpl.org/post/usa-harvest-founder-stan-curtis-facing-federal-felony-charges <P>The founder of Louisville-based USA Harvest is charged in federal court with mail fraud, money laundering and filing false income tax returns.<p> <P>Stan Curtis is accused of stealing more than $183,000 in donations he solicited for the charity, which collects and distributes food for the needy. He’s also charged with failing to report the money as income with the IRS, along with more than $370,000 in travel expenses he allegedly charged to USA Harvest.<p> <P>In a press release, the U.S. Attorney says the alleged crimes took place from late 2005 through 2008. Wed, 26 Sep 2012 17:56:38 +0000 Rick Howlett 1797 at http://wfpl.org USA Harvest Founder Stan Curtis Facing Federal Felony Charges