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Former Northwestern Physician To Pay The United States $475,000 To Settle Cancer Research Grant Fraud Claims

CHICAGO - A former cancer research physician at Northwestern University's Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Center for Cancer in Chicago will pay the United States $475,000 to settle claims of federal research grant fraud. Dr. Charles L. Bennett agreed to the settlement in a federal False Claims Act lawsuit that was first made public last year after the government investigated the claims made by a former employee and whistleblower who will receive a portion of the settlement.


Action Details

  • Date:October 30, 2014
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions