Posted September 10, 2018 09:58:53 Maxwell Law office & associates will pay $4 million to a federal court for alleged misappropriation of federal funds, according to court documents.
The office, which has offices in Washington, DC, was founded in 1984 and is located in the basement of the law offices in the 1600 block of East Capitol Street NW.
The court papers filed Friday say Maxwell Law is a law firm and has offices throughout the country.
It filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Justice in July over the alleged mis-appropriation.
According to the documents, Maxwell Law, a DC-based law firm, made a series of “false and misleading representations to the United States Government” that it was a law office of the U,S.
government, and it paid a $40,000 loan from the U of S Department of Education to an attorney who had no legal experience.
The court papers also allege Maxwell Law “did not follow proper procedures for obtaining an employee credential and did not properly supervise its employees.”
Maxwell Law did not immediately respond to a request for comment.