Whistleblower News & Articles

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Pandemic Relief Fraud: The Virus May Be Fading, But Prosecutions Are Not

Last June, we outlined how the government’s huge economic relief package in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic (“the Pandemic”) had predictably led to a surge in fraud and an uptick...
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Whistleblower Reward Programs Work Say Harvard Researchers

Three Harvard Business School professors recently published a detailed study of whistleblower programs.  Specifically, the professors studied 5,000 False Claims Act (FCA) suits filed by whistleblowers.  Their conclusion: whistleblower reward...
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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...
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False Claims Act Retaliation Verdict Upheld

It’s no secret that blowing the whistle comes with risks.  Sadly, our clients have faced retaliation simply because they tried to correct their company’s fraud.  They have been fired, demoted,...
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Inspector General Firing Widely Criticized

Earlier this month, President Trump fired Michael Atkinson, the Inspector General for the Intelligence Community. Atkinson was the Inspector General (IG) who handled the Ukraine whistleblower complaint. His decision to...
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Preserving And Protecting The Rule Of Law

Confidence in the rule of law is one of the most fundamental pillars of our shared democracy. Recent events involving the Department of Justice (DOJ) have put this issue in...
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