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SEC Announces $450,000 Whistleblower Award To Compliance Official

On March 30, 2020 the SEC announced an award of $450,000 to a compliance official turned whistleblower whose information led to a successful enforcement action. This award is significant because the whistleblower learned of the misconduct while handling...

What Is An Office Of Inspector General?

Every major federal agency has an Office of Inspector General (OIG). OIGs have multiple functions. One of the most important is to investigate fraud, waste, and abuse affecting their affiliated...

Rhode Island U.S. Attorney’s Office Sues Medical Group for Urine Drug Test Fraud

The United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Rhode Island recently filed suit against a set of related medical groups and their owner.   At issue is urine drug test...

Declined Cases: Whistleblowers Can Win When Going It Alone

The federal and state False Claims Acts permit whistleblowers (known as “relators”) to pursue qui tam complaints even in declined cases. A declined case is one where the government has...

Whistleblower Lawyers Call for DOJ Coronavirus Fraud Task Force

Whistleblower lawyers have requested that the Department of Justice establish a task force to fight coronavirus related health care fraud according to Bloomberg Law.  One of the unfortunate but predictable...

2018 Medicare Program Statistics Data

We write a lot about how whistleblowers can use public data to improve their case.  Some of the best sources of the data is the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid...

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