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Paycheck Protection Program Fraud Case Settled

Last week, DOJ announced the first civil settlement to resolve allegations of fraud against the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). The settling defendants are SlideBelts Inc. (a California-based online retailer) and...

Whistleblower Helps Government Reach $614 Million Mortgage Fraud Settlement with JPMorgan in Yet Another Mortgage Fraud Case

Yesterday DOJ announced that JPMorgan Chase & Co. agreed to pay $614 million to settle mortgage fraud claims under the False Claims Act. The suit involves JPMorgan’s fraudulent mortgage practices that...

Standard & Poor’s Bank Fraud Case Enters Crucial Phase with Big Money on the Line

A year ago, we wrote about the United States’ Bank Fraud complaint against Standard & Poor’s, which was filed under the Financial Institutions Reform and Recovery Act of 1989 (“FIRREA”)....

Will the Justice Department Get Serious About Prosecuting Executives for Financial Fraud?

As Attorney General Holder prepares to leave the Department of Justice, questions about his commitment to prosecuting executives of banks continues. An insightful recent report shows the stark contrast between...

Is There Fraud in That Blur of Paperwork?

As whistleblower lawyers, we spend a lot of our professional lives trying to get big companies to behave better when it comes to fraud and abuse matters.  Yes, we represent...

U.S. Scores Big Win Against Bank of America and Countrywide for Bank Fraud

A U.S. District Court Judge has ordered that Bank of America, Countrywide and one individual pay a bank fraud penalty of $1.3 billion.  In his opinion, Judge Rakoff adopted the...

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