March 13, 2007  Amerigroup Illinois

A judge has awarded $334 Million dollars in a fraud lawsuit against Amerigroup, Illinois, and its parent company Amerigroup Corporation, which had been filed against the companies by a former employee, Cleveland Tyson.

Under the False Claims Act, Mr Tyson is expected to receive up to $83.5 Million dollars as a reward for filing the case.

See U.S. Dept of Justice Press Release 3/13/07

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