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U.S. Attorney General Proposes Greater Rewards for Corporate Fraud Whistleblowers

Attorney General Eric Holder recently announced plans to push for greater whistleblower incentives for those reporting corporate fraud.Image source: Wikimedia Commons Earlier this month, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder spoke – along with several top DOJ colleagues – regarding the administration’s goals to identify, isolate, and eliminate costly [...]

By | 2018-03-26T09:24:21+00:00 October 3rd, 2014|False Claims Act Legal News|

Celebrating Three Courageous Whistleblowers Who Were Victorious Against Halliburton, Enron, Countrywide

Whistleblowers, such as the anonymous informant in the Enron case, are often pushed to suppress their information by executives eager to avoid liability.Image source: Wikimedia Commons Serving as a whistleblower in a case involving government, securities, commodities, or tax fraud takes perseverance, courage, and patience. Many of these cases take years to resolve [...]

By | 2018-03-25T14:09:11+00:00 April 11th, 2014|False Claims Act Legal News|

Pivotal Legal Issues Involved in Any False Claims Act Case

The Department of Justice investigates each and every whistleblower case that is filed in order to make an initial determination of whether the claim holds merit.Image source: Wikimedia Commons When a whistleblower plaintiff sets out to pursue her claim, she should begin by discussing the facts with a whistleblower attorney. If the claim [...]

By | 2018-03-26T02:33:17+00:00 February 21st, 2014|False Claims Act Legal News|

Texas is Leading the Charge in Whistleblower Lawsuits

After cracking down on Medicaid fraud for over a decade, The Texas Attorney General’s Office recently reached two historic milestones. Since 2002, the Civil Medicaid Fraud Division’s recoveries in the State of Texas passed the $400 million mark, while total recoveries for the state and federal governments presently exceed $1 billion. Because the Medicaid program [...]

By | 2018-06-13T10:53:55+00:00 February 18th, 2013|Healthcare Fraud|