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AlixaRx LLC agrees to pay $2.75 million to resolve allegations that it improperly dispensed controlled substances at long-term care facilities under the False Claims Act. Whistleblower award undisclosed.
University of Miami to Pay $22 Million to Settle Claims Involving Medically Unnecessary Laboratory Tests and Fraudulent Billing Practices Under False Claims Act. Whistleblowers awards TBD.
Neurosurgical Associates, LTD and Dignity Health, D/B/A St. Joseph’s Hospital, Paid $10 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations. Whistleblower award undisclosed.
Incyte Corporation to Pay $12.6 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations for Paying Kickbacks. Whistleblower receives approximately $3.59 million.
Neurosurgeon and Two Affiliated Companies Agree to Pay $4.4 Million to Settle Healthcare Fraud Allegations under False Claims Act. Whistleblowers receive $880,000.
Miami-Based CareCloud Health, Inc. Agrees to Pay $3.8 Million to Resolve Allegations that it Paid Illegal Kickbacks under False Claims Act. Whistleblower receives $803,269,97.
Comprehensive Pain Specialists And Former Owners Agree To Pay $4.1 Million To Settle Fraud Allegations. Whistleblowers receive $610,684.62.
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Agrees to Pay $2.6 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations. Whistleblower receives 15% of recovery.
Winston-Salem NC Pain Management Company to Pay $789,292.95 to Resolve Allegations of False Claims for Urine Drug Testing Under False Claims Act. Whistelblower receives $118,911.12.
Tribeca Capital Group Provides Litigation Loans To Qui Tam Whistleblower Claimants
New York Construction Wage Whistleblower Gets Attorneys’ Fees Under False Claims Act
Cardiologist Dinesh Shah Pays $2 Million To Resolve False Claims Act Allegations Relating To Excessive Testing. Whistleblower awards undisclosed.
SEC Awards $22 Million to Two Whistleblowers. “The first whistleblower received an award of $18 million, while the second whistleblower received a $4 million award. The larger award was in recognition of the fact that, among other things, the first whistleblower was the initial source of the investigation while the second whistleblower submitted information much later after the investigation was already underway.”
SEC Awards More Than $3 Million to Whistleblowers in Two Enforcement Actions. “These whistleblowers provided new, important information that aided the SEC in learning about and understanding the violative conduct,” said Emily Pasquinelli, Acting Chief of the SEC’s Office of the Whistleblower.
SEC Whistleblower Program Shows Value of Speaking Up, Departing Chief Says
SEC Awards Over $50 Million to Joint Whistleblowers – “information alerted SEC staff to violations that involved highly complex transactions and would have been difficult to detect without their information.”
SEC Awards Approximately $2.5 Million to Whistleblower
SEC Awards Over $500,000 to Whistleblower Under “Safe Harbor” for Internal Reporting and Surpasses Record for Individual Awards
SEC Awards Approximately $1.5 Million to Whistleblower. “The whistleblower alerted the SEC to previously unknown conduct and thereafter provided multiple submissions, identified potential witnesses, and met with staff on several occasions.” Jane Norberg, Chief of the SEC’s Office of the Whistleblower. • Order Determining Whistleblower Award Claims
SEC Issues Over $5 Million to Joint Whistleblowers Located Abroad – “alerted the staff to misconduct occurring abroad which could have been difficult to detect”
SEC Awards Over $500,000 to Two Whistleblowers, “tips revealed an ongoing fraud and resulted in multiple SEC actions and a related action from another government agency”
Whistleblower Awards: SEC Crosses $750 million in awards since 2012
SEC Issues Whistleblower Awards Totaling Over $1.7 Million
CFTC Awards Approximately $3 Million to Whistleblower – Agency Surpasses $1 Billion in Total Sanctions Associated with Whistleblower Awards
CFTC Awards Whistleblower $250,000 – “The award was reduced … because the whistleblower did not promptly report the violations.” “Time is of the essence.”
CFTC 2020 Whistleblower Program Annual Report To Congress
CFTC Awards Whistleblower for Exposing Ongoing Fraud. “provided extensive assistance, including documents … essential to establishing wrongdoing.” Whistleblower award undisclosed.
CFTC Awards Approximately $9M to Whistleblower
CFTC Announces Two Whistleblower Awards Totaling More Than $1M
CFTC Announces $6M Whistleblower Award
CFTC Awards > $2M to Four Whistleblowers – “[T]he whistleblowers worked together to quickly submit a joint tip with sufficient detail that drew our attention….” James McDonald.
CFTC Awards More Than $1M to Whistleblower
CFTC 2019 Whistleblower Program Annual Report To Congress
CFTC Announces Approximately $7 Million Whistleblower Award
CFTC Announces $2 Million Award to Joint Whistleblowers
CFTC Announces Approximately $2.5 Million Whistleblower Award
CFTC Announces Approximately $1.5M Whistleblower Award
CFTC Whistleblower Receives $2 Million Award for Reporting Fraud under Dodd-Frank Act
CFTC Announces > $2M Whistleblower Award. Whistleblower “doesn’t have to be an insider … can pay awards based on related actions.”
Hedge fund chief Thomas Sandell pays $105 million to settle New York tax fraud claim under NY False Claims Act. Whistleblower receives > $22 million. • Stipulation And Settlement Agreement
NYC supermarket chain Food World pays back $4.7M after tax evasion probe by NY AG. Whistleblower receives more than $1M.
IRS Doubles Down On Pursuing High-Income Non-Filers
Canada: Whistleblowers lead CRA to assess nearly $60M in offshore taxes
IRS Pacts Show Interagency Cooperation to Fight Tax Crimes
Moody’s Settles Tax Whistleblower Case for $8.5M under NY False Claims Act
Santa Comes Early For Tax Whistleblowers: ZMF Law Firm Clients Receive $25M Award
Recent Changes in the Tax Whistleblower Program
IRS Hands Out $13.6M Whistleblower Award
New Tax Law: Protections For Tax Whistleblowers And Better Communication
Sephora Settles Serial Whistleblower’s Tax Suit under Indiana False Claims Act
The Profitable Prospects of Snitching for the IRS
IRS Whistleblower Seeks Pardon From Trump: ‘He Will Understand My Dilemma With the Corrupt’ DOJ; Whistleblower Seeks Pardon From Trump
Walmart Whistleblower Sees Openings to Invest in Claims Like His
Record $330M Settlement With Sprint In Groundbreaking NY False Claims Act Litigation Involving Unpaid Sales Tax. Whistleblower receives $62.7M.
Whistleblower Lawyers Use False Claims Act to Target Private Equity Firms Invested In Healthcare and Life Sciences
Fintech Times: Businesses and Industries fined the most over the last two decades
New Whistleblower Program May Lead to Surge in Bank Secrecy Act Enforcement
Whistle-Blowing Soars to Record With Americans Working From Home
Whistleblower Lawyer Sues the SEC Over Bounty Program Rule Changes
US passes ‘historic’ anti-corruption law that effectively bans anonymous shell companies
US bans anonymous shell companies in $740B defense bill
My name is Robert McCoy, and I’m an EU Whistleblower
The Deutsche Bank whistleblower who gave up $8m is going broke
Sen. Grassley and Rep. Speier advocate for Whistleblower Rights on National Whistleblower Day
More than 33,000 tips, $2.5B in financial remedies, $500M in awards to investors — the SEC’s whistleblower program turns 10 years old
Prosecutors Are Taking Aim at Medical Technology Companies. Here Are the Biggest Risk Areas
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