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Unsealed Whistleblower Complaint Reveals Allegations of Intentional Carcinogenic Pollution by DuPont

The False Claims Act may be used to address environmental fraud. Image source: Wikimedia Commons The False Claims Act is drafted to address nearly any type of false claim made by an individual or corporation to the federal government. The FCA was originally implemented to address wartime misconduct, but has since grown to [...]

By | 2018-03-27T09:01:26+00:00 April 24th, 2014|Environmental Fraud|

GE Hitachi Settles False Claims Act Case Involving Nuclear Energy

The False Claims Act has proven useful in helping to promote honesty across several industries. While most often used within the healthcare fraud context, the FCA was recently employed against technology and energy giant GE Hitachi with regard to false statements and misrepresentations made pursuant to securing a grant from the Department of Energy. Under [...]

By | 2018-09-12T11:13:13+00:00 February 7th, 2014|Environmental Fraud|