Manhattan U.S. Attorney Settles Civil Fraud Claims Against Columbia University And Affiliated Public Health Program For Submitting False Claims In Connection With Aids And HIV Treatment-Related Grants
Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and Thomas O'Donnell, Special Agent in Charge of the New York Region of the Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), announced today that the United States filed a civil fraud lawsuit in Manhattan federal court against THE TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK ("Columbia University"), and ICAP (formerly known as INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR AIDS CARE AND TREATMENT PROGRAMS) (collectively, "Columbia") for submitting false claims in connection with federal grants that Columbia University obtained to fund ICAP's AIDS- and HIV-related work.
- Date:October 28, 2014
- Agency:U.S. Attorney
- Criminal and Civil Actions