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Entries in whistleblower award (80)

Wednesday
Mar022016

Former Olympus USA compliance chief collects $51 million for blowing the whistle on global bribes

First-hand details of the global pay to play kickback scheme at Olympus were brought to the government's attention by the company's former corporate compliance officer.

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Wednesday
Feb102016

Martin Kenney: Healthcare scams (sadly) aren't a new story

The FCPA Blog flagged a case recently where a Florida medical assistant who filed a whistleblower suit was awarded $3.2 million as part of a False Claims Act settlement. The medical assistant alleged that the cancer-care practice where she worked had submitted Medicare and other government claims for medically unnecessary tests.

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Wednesday
Feb032016

Wackenhut whistleblower awarded $1.3 million for Iraq firefighting overcharges

Image courtesy of CenterraCenterra Services International Inc., formerly known as Wackenhut Services LLC, agreed to pay $7.4 million to resolve allegations that Wackenhut violated the False Claims Act by double billing and inflating labor costs under a contract for firefighting and fire protection services in Iraq, the Department of Justice said Monday.

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Friday
Jan222016

SEC awards whistleblower $700,000, denies money to three others

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission released an Order Determining Whistleblower Award Claim for more than $700,000 to one person, but denying an award to three other claimants for the same matter.

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Wednesday
Jan132016

Florida medical assistant awarded $3.2 million for blowing the whistle on unnecessary lab tests

A medical assistant at a cancer-care practice in Fort Myers, Florida collected $3.2 million when the practice settled a False Claims Act case for nearly $20 million.

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Monday
Dec282015

Brian Mahany: Hey, our snouts are real heroes

Great lawyer and friend Martin Kenney recently published a post on the FCPA Blog asking a question that makes some folks uncomfortable. Should we pay whistleblowers for their information?

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Monday
Dec142015

Martin Kenney: Why is your snout squealing?

In a post for the FCPA Blog, Jordan Thomas said the annual report to Congress from the SEC whistleblower office showed that whistleblowing keeps growing, up 8 percent since last year and 30 percent in three years.

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Thursday
Dec032015

Gordon Schnell: Yes, we need whistleblower rewards

Congress could not have been any clearer in its statutory design. Nor the SEC any more outspoken in its revitalized approach to government enforcement. Whistleblower rewards work. Even more, they are an indispensable component of the modern regulatory scheme.

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Monday
Nov302015

Are whistleblower reward programs really a good idea? 

The SEC’s office of the whistleblower awards money to individuals who provide tips that lead to successful enforcement actions where recoveries are more than $1 million.

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Thursday
Nov192015

Four whistleblowers collect $11 million in for-profit college ‘recruitment mill’ settlement

Four whistleblowers who filed separate False Claims Act lawsuits against the operator of for-profit colleges that alleged recruiting fraud will split more than $11 million after the suits were settled Monday.

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Wednesday
Nov182015

SEC: More FCPA whistleblower tips in FY2015, but fewer tips overall from abroad

Eric Young of McEldrew YoungThe SEC received 16 percent more tips from whistleblowers concerning suspected violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in fiscal year 2015 than it did the previous year, according to the annual report released by the SEC Office of the Whistleblower. 

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Tuesday
Nov172015

SEC reports 2015 whistleblower results: 4,000 tips from every state and 61 foreign countries

The SEC Office of the Whistleblower has just released its annual report to Congress, revealing the program’s growth and providing powerful evidence that we are truly living in the age of the whistleblower.

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