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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...
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First Arrests For COVID-19 Stimulus Fraud

Two New Englanders have the dubious distinction of being the first persons in the nation prosecuted for COVID-19 stimulus fraud. Federal authorities arrested the two men last week. They allegedly...
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SEC Moves Against COVID-19 Investment Scams

The US Securities and Exchange Commission is moving aggressively against companies and individuals involved in COVID-19 investment scams. We have warned of the many ways bad actors will look to...
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Inspector General Investigation Sought By Recently-Removed BARDA Director

Until last week, most members of the general public had never heard of Dr. Richard Bright. Since then, however, a public outcry has arisen after the U.S. Department of Health...
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Bob Thomas, WLC Co-Founder, Discusses Covid-19 Fraud on WGBH Program “Greater Boston”

This past Friday evening, Whistleblower Law Collaborative Co-Founder Bob Thomas appeared on Emily Rooney’s WGBH Program Greater Boston to discuss Covid-19 fraud. The news program rounds up the local and national news...
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Independent Inspectors General Are Essential To COVID-19 Fight

Independent inspectors general (IGs) safeguard our tax dollars. The federal government will spend an unprecedented trillions of taxpayer dollars in response to the coronavirus crisis. With history as our guide,...
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