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Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office Successfully Fought Fraud Over Past Year

The False Claims Division of the Massachusetts Attorney General’s office successfully fought fraud over the past fiscal year by investigating and prosecuting opportunists who sought to line their own pockets...

Client’s False Claims Act Suit Leads the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to Recover $850,000 From Diesel Direct, LLC and Two of Its Executives

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts has settled a Massachusetts False Claims Act qui tam lawsuit brought by a Whistleblower Law Collaborative client against Diesel Direct, LLC and two of its executives...

DOJ Intervenes on Data Whistleblower’s Suit

For as long as fraudsters have existed, so have whistleblowers. Traditionally, whistleblowers have been insiders who relay personal knowledge of a company’s fraudulent behavior to the government. However, the advent...

Massachusetts Company Settles N95 Mask Fraud Case for $3.5 Million

Last week, the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office announced a settlement with Bedrock LLC for N95 mask fraud. Bedrock, a Salem-based company, will pay $3.5 million. The AG’s Office alleged that...

Justice Department Cracks Down on COVID Fraud

On March 26, 2021, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced updated results of its expanded criminal and civil enforcement cracking down on COVID-19 fraud.  These efforts resulted in DOJ publicly...

Another Guilty Plea in Nation’s First CARES Act Fraud Case

A Massachusetts man pleaded guilty last week in the country’s first prosecution for CARES Act fraud. As we previously reported, federal authorities charged David Staveley and David Butziger last May...

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