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Whistleblower Law Collaborative Attorney Erica Blachman Hitchings to Speak at Upcoming False Claims Act Events

Whistleblower Law Collaborative LLC attorney Erica Blachman Hitchings, a former Department of Justice civil fraud prosecutor, will be speaking about the False Claims Act and other tools to combat fraud...

Telemedicine Fraud: DOJ Announces $2.5 million FCA Settlement

The U.S. Department of Justice will recover $2.5 million from a telemarketing company and its executive for engaging in telemedicine fraud.  DOJ alleges that the company and its head ran a...

Genetic Testing Fraud: Bob Thomas Sounds the Alarm

Whistleblower Law Collaborative attorney Bob Thomas recently discussed genetic testing fraud for Stat News. Bob wrote that genetic testing costs as much as $10,000.  Due to the significant profit potential, “opportunists see...

Why Government Intervention in a Whistleblower Case is the Most Important Factor for Success

Government intervention, when the government takes over a case, is the key factor for success of a whistleblower case.  Under the SEC, CFTC, and IRS, programs a case can only go...

SEC and CFTC Encourage Internal Fraud Reporting But Whistleblowers Should Proceed With Caution

Employees who discover SEC and CFTC fraud on the job face many difficult choices about reporting that fraud. At or near the top of that list is the question of...

Erica Blachman Hitchings, Former Justice Department Attorney, Joins The Whistleblower Law Collaborative

Erica Blachman Hitchings most recently served as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Northern District of California.

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