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How Whistle-Blowers Shape History

December 26, 2018

Snitch. Rat. Tattletale. Trouble-maker. These are words that are most commonly used to describe a whistle-blower. You may even know someone who has described a person using one of these terms or maybe you’ve described a person like this at some point in your life. These are not words we use to describe someone we […]


Federal government intervenes in hospital whistleblower suit

December 22, 2018

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The federal government is joining a lawsuit against a West Virginia hospital alleging it improperly issued payments and kickbacks to physicians under the direction of the chief executive officer and management firm. The lawsuit was unsealed and made public for the first time Friday after originally being filed in 2017. It […]


Sprint Must Pay Record $330M Settlement To New York

December 21, 2018

Sprint has agreed to pay a record $330 million settlement to end a long-running tax dispute with New York, for “flagrantly breaking the law,” the state attorney general announced on Friday. The lawsuit alleged that for nearly a decade, Sprint “knowingly failed to collect and remit more than $100 million in state and local sales […]


New York fines Barclays $15m over CEO’s whistleblowing error

December 18, 2018

Barclays has been fined $15m by the US state of New York over its chief executive Jes Staley’s attempts to unmask a whistleblower in 2016. The UK bank confirmed the settlement with the NY State Department of Financial Services on December 18. It comes seven months after Staley was fined £642,430 by UK regulators. The CEO’s attempts to identify […]


FRAUD Curo Subsidiary SouthernCare Settles Whistleblower Lawsuit for $5.9 Million

December 17, 2018

A subsidiary of one of the nation’s largest hospice companies — Curo Health Services — has agreed to pay millions of dollars to settle a federal whistleblower lawsuit claiming that the company submitted Medicare claims that were medically unnecessary or lacked documentation. Curo Health Services was acquired by Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) and private equity firms […]


Finance of America Mortgage to Pay $14.5 Million to Resolve Whistleblower Lawsuit Related to FHA Fraud

December 12, 2018

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Dec. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The United States Department of Justice announced today that Finance of America Mortgage, LLC (“FAM”) has agreed to pay the United States $14.5 million to settle a False Claims Act lawsuit involving mortgage fraud. The lawsuit relates to Federal Housing Administration loans originated by Gateway Funding Diversified Mortgage Services LP (“Gateway”), which FAM […]


Aurora to pay $12 million to settle allegations of improper compensation

December 11, 2018

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (WBAY) – Aurora Health Care, Inc. has agreed to pay $12 million to the United States and State of Wisconsin to settle allegations it submitted claims to Medicare and Medicaid in violation of federal law. The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Wisconsin says Aurora allegedly violated the False Claims Act […]


Takata Whistleblowers Awarded $1.7 Million

December 5, 2018

Three whistleblowers will share $1.7 million for warning the government about Takata Corp.’s dangerous violations of federal safety laws and providing a substantial amount of information that helped the government make its case against the corporation, according to Insurance Journal. The three men are former employees of Takata, the maker of tens of millions of defective […]



H-1B: Whistleblower adds evidence in alleged Apple ‘visa-scam’ lawsuit

November 23, 2018

A whistleblower suing Apple and outsourcing giant Infosys has added new evidence to support his legal claim that the two companies conspired to evade visa laws. A federal judge last month ruled in Apple’s favor and dismissed the case, but left the door open for the whistleblower to produce more information. This week, the judge […]


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