Tag Archives: Fines

Connecticut Hospital Paid Fines for Stark Law Violations for Renting Space to Medical Practice at Less Than Fair Market Value

On April 24, 2018, after it self-disclosed conduct to OIG, Hartford Hospital in Connecticut, agreed to pay $423,017.45 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law provisions applicable to physician self-referrals and kickbacks. The OIG alleged that Hartford Hospital provided remuneration … Continue reading

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Food For Fines 2018

If you are graduating this year and you owe any library fines, here’s a chance to save some money and do some good.  For every can or unopened package of food (no glass!) you donate at the Circulation Desk, the … Continue reading

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Will Bankruptcy Clear Court Fines?

Bankruptcy gives fresh starts to unfortunate yet honest debtors. This fresh start usually comes through a Chapter 13 repayment or a Chapter 7 “liquidation” bankruptcy. Unfortunately, there is a presumption in the law that criminal and civil fines are related … Continue reading

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IRS Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program: How to avoid harsh FinCen 114 (FBAR) fines

If you own foreign assets, then you have certain US income tax filing rules that you must follow if the account balance in the account exceeds $10,000 (for instance the FinCen Form 114). The IRS filing requirement for foreign assets … Continue reading

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Court Fines $8.6 To Former Pastor and Associates for Defrauding Church Members

Court Fines Former Pastor Wesley Allen Brown and Associates $8.6 for Defrauding Church Members On March 23, 2015 the CFTC filed a civil enforcement action against defendants Allen Brown, a former pastor now serving time in prison, for defrauding church … Continue reading

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