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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 […]


‘Outsider’ Oncologist Whistleblowers Share in $100M Reward

November 20, 2018

A $625 million False Claims Act settlement, which is one the largest ever, includes a reward of roughly $100 million that is being split up among a trio of whistleblowers who exposed an illegal cancer drug scheme perpetrated by AmerisourceBergen Corporation, the major US drug wholesaler.


Whistleblower Awards Reach Record 10 Years After 2008 Crisis

November 16, 2018

It’s now 10 years after the financial crisis, but cases of illegal activities in the financial services industry and corporate America are still prevalent. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) says it made a record payout of awards to whistleblowers in its latest fiscal year ending in September. Aided by whistleblowers, the agency says that many the firms and individuals it brought cases against “are involved in […]


Research: Whistleblowers Are a Sign of Healthy Companies

November 14, 2018

Some of the worst corporate disasters of the past two decades were heralded by whistleblowers: Sherron Watkins raised the red flag internally at Enron, Cynthia Cooper let management know of major accounting problems at WorldCom, and Matthew Lee brought problems to his management team at Lehman Brothers. The whistleblowers weren’t able to halt their companies’ […]


Taking on Goldman Sachs and the New York Fed: A whistleblower tells her story

November 2, 2018

In the wake of the financial crisis, Sen. Chris Dodd, Democrat of Connecticut, tried to strip away the Federal Reserve’s regulatory power over banks and introduced legislation to create new agencies to police Wall Street. The idea went nowhere. Congress — in the bill that bears Dodd’s name — eventually gave a great deal of […]


U.S. government plans to sue Hunters Point shipyard contractor, alleging fraud

October 26, 2018

The United States government has bolstered three whistleblower lawsuits against Tetra Tech, the environmental remediation company hired to clean up the former Hunters Point Naval Shipyard’s radiation, according to court documents unsealed Thursday. The Department of Justice plans to sue Tetra Tech, accusing it of widespread fraud. Since the cleanup’s start in 2012, Tetra Tech […]


Jury Orders Federal Express Corporation to Pay Over $8 Million in Whistleblower Action Involving Unsafe Airplane Repair

October 23, 2018

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — A Los Angeles Superior Court jury sent a powerful message in support of whistleblowers by awarding over $8 million to three employees who complained about unsafe airplane repairs and suffered retaliation: an airplane mechanic (Brian Gruzalski), the mechanic’s supervisor (Stanley Langevin) and their manager (Mark Collins), according to the suit. During the […]


Bald Mountain Air ordered to pay $500,000 in whistleblower case

October 18, 2018

An administrative law judge has ruled in favor of an Anchorage whistleblower who claims that Bald Mountain Air Service based in Homer fired him after he reported several safety issues to the Federal Aviation Administration. However, the airliner plans to appeal the ruling. U.S. Department of Labor Administrative Law Judge Scott R. Morris issued the […]


Whistleblower wins federal case against Homer air carrier that fired him

October 16, 2018

A federal judge has sided with an Anchorage pilot who filed a whistleblower claim that Homer-based Bald Mountain Air Service fired him for reporting safety problems. Brian Bell lost his job in 2012 — two days days after a Federal Aviation Administration inspection at Bald Mountain’s Anchorage hangar prompted by Bell’s complaint of falsified safety records and gaps in […]


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