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Another Successful Year for Whistleblowing: DOJ Recovers $3 Billion

For the fiscal year ending September 30, 2011, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) recovered more than $3 billion under the False Claims Act. Of this amount, recoveries for fraud against US health care programs amounted to $2.4 billion. This is the… Read More
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Federal Whistleblower Wins Settlement after Exposing Government Contractor in Iraq

A federal whistleblower, Bunnatine “Bunny” Greenhouse, has just won a major victory with the U.S. District Court in Washington. On Monday, July 25th, the court approved an award to Greenhouse in the amount of $970,000, which represents… Read More
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Lawsuit Accuses Deutsche Bank of Misrepresenting Quality of Loans Guaranteed by U.S. Government

A civil lawsuit filed Tuesday in Manhattan federal court seeks to recover alleged damages from Deutsche Bank AG related to mortgages that were insured by the Department of Housing and Urban Development. The lawsuit was filed under the False Claims Ac… Read More
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Department Of Justice Releases New Statistics About Sealed False Claims And Qui Tam Cases

At the beginning of February, the Department of Justice, in conjunction with the Department of Health and Human Services, released a number of statistics regarding qui tam cases filed under the False Claims Act. As of January 4, 2011 there were 1,341… Read More
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Health Care and Government Contractor Fraud Overview

Health Care and Government contractor fraud can potentially bankrupt America’s health care benefit programs and defense funds. These actions only enrich those commiting the fraud. The damages can be staggering and the ongoing actions of many… Read More
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Whistleblowers To The Rescue - Again!

Today (February 3, 2011) The Wall Street Journal reports that the attorneys general in California and Virginia are investigating whether banks overcharged public pension funds by tens of millions of dollars for foreign-exchange transactions. Other… Read More
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History of the False Claims Act

It’s really very simple! When you order ten pounds of ground pepper to be delivered in a container from a supplier, the total combined weight of the container and pepper should be greater than ten pounds. The container weighs something. The t… Read More
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Are For-Profit Colleges Providing Value for Their Students?

Recent lawsuit filings naming for-profit colleges as defendants would indicate there is a disconnect between the value of course credits and the cost of the course credits. Time and time again students are too late discovering that course credits the… Read More
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