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Entries in False Claims Act (88)

Wednesday
Apr252018

Drug cheat Floyd Landis collects $1.1 million for blowing the whistle on Lance Armstrong

Floyd Landis, left, and Lance ArmstrongFloyd Landis, a self-confessed drug cheat, collected $1.1 million Thursday for blowing the whistle on Lance Armstrong's illegal drug use.

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Friday
Apr202018

‘Compliance professional’ collects third whistleblower award

A registered nurse and lawyer who served in compliance roles for healthcare providers was awarded $3.3 million in a False Claims Act settlement. She has now collected more than $6 million in three separate qui tam actions against former employers.

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Friday
Mar302018

Alere whistleblower collects $5.6 million

A senior quality control analyst at Alere filed a qui tam lawsuit alleging the company's testing and diagnostic devices for heart patients and others were unreliable.

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Friday
Mar092018

Whistleblowing cardiologist collects $6 million from FCA settlement

Dr. Tullio EmanueleA doctor who worked for a private cardiology practice in Pennsylvania was awarded $6 million from the settlement of his False Claims Act lawsuit that alleged a hospital paid illegal referral fees for patients.

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Thursday
Mar012018

Deloitte pays $150 million for blown mortgage company audits

Deloitte & Touche LLP agreed Wednesday to pay $149.5 million to settle potential False Claims Act liability for failing to stop a long-running fraud at a mortgage company that went bust during the financial crisis.

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Friday
Dec292017

Kmart whistleblower awarded $9 million for prescription drug overcharges

A pharmacist at a Kmart in Ohio was awarded $9.3 million for his lawsuit that alleged Kmart was overcharging government-sponsored insurance programs.

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Friday
Dec152017

Two IberiaBank whistleblowers split $2.3 million

Two former employees of Louisiana-based IberiaBank were awarded more than $2.3 million Friday when the bank settled allegations that its mortgage unit made false claims for federal loan guarantees.

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Friday
Aug182017

Sanofi-Aventis awarded $38 million for blowing whistle on EpiPen maker

Big Pharma Sanofi-Aventis was awarded $38.7 million Thursday as its share of a $465 million False Claims Act settlement by Mylan for knowingly misclassifying EpiPen as a generic drug to avoid paying rebates owed to Medicaid.

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Friday
Aug112017

Whistleblower collects $9 million in federal mortgage settlement

A former employee of a New Jersey mortgage company was awarded $9 million Tuesday when the company settled allegations that it violated standards for home loans backed by federal agencies.

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Friday
Jul142017

Whistleblower collects $2.4 million from cardiac monitoring settlements

Image courtesy of cardiacmonitoring.comThe former sales manager at a company that provides cardiac monitoring services earned $2.4 from a false claiims settlement by his ex-employer.

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Friday
Jun022017

Former NYC software technician earns $30 million from false claims settlement

A software technician who worked for the City of New York's health care division was awarded $30 million for filing a whistleblower lawsuit that alleged a software vendor misrepresented what its product could do and paid kickbacks to some customers.

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Friday
May262017

Whistleblowing doctor collects $5.4 million in false claims settlement

A doctor who worked for a hospital in Missouri will received $5.4 million from the settlement of a false claims lawsuit he filed against his employer and another hospital.

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