Chicago, Illinois - Propex Derivatives Pty Ltd (Propex), a Sydney, Australia-based proprietary trading firm, has entered into a resolution with the Department of Justice to resolve criminal charges related to a spoofing scheme involving thousands of instances of unlawful trading activity in U.S. commodities markets by a former Propex trader, announced Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division and Special Agent in Charge Emmerson Buie Jr. of the FBI’s Chicago Field Office.

Washington, DC - Patient Services Inc. (PSI), a foundation based in Midlothian, Virginia, has agreed to pay $3 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by acting as a conduit to enable certain pharmaceutical companies to provide kickbacks to Medicare patients taking the companies’ drugs by paying the patients’ copayments, the Department of Justice announced today.  The amount of the settlement announced today was determined based on analysis of PSI’s ability to pay after review of its financial condition.

Portland, Oregon - An Oregon man was sentenced Tuesday to 149 months and 12 days in prison, to be followed by a lifetime of supervised release, for sex trafficking minors, Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division and U.S. Attorney Billy J. Williams of the District of Oregon announced.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - A Pennsylvania doctor pleaded guilty Tuesday to unlawfully distributing oxycodone to his patients.

Washington, DC - Should you quit? by Dr. Glenn Mollette

Davos, Switzerland - Remarks by President Trump and President Salih of the Republic of Iraq Before Bilateral Meeting: