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Entries in whistleblower award (84)

Tuesday
Dec092014

German whistleblower earns $16 million for exposing ‘major fraud’ against U.S. military

In a criminal fraud and False Claims Act settlement Monday with total penalties amounting to $389 million, a whistleblower collected $16 million from the $101 million paid to settle the FCA portion of the case.

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Thursday
Dec042014

Two whistleblowers split $150,000 in health care FCA settlement

North Atlantic Medical Services Inc. (NAMS), doing business as Regional Home Care Inc., will pay $852,378 to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by submitting claims to Medicare and Medicaid for respiratory therapy services provided by unlicensed personnel.

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Thursday
Nov202014

Whistleblowers awarded $435 million in FY2014 FCA actions

During the fiscal year that ended September 30, the government paid out $435 million to the individuals who exposed fraud and false claims by filing a qui tam complaint, "often at great risk to their careers," the DOJ said Thursday.

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Monday
Sep222014

Huge payday: SEC whistleblower awarded record $30 million

The Securities and Exchange Commission Monday announced an expected award of more than $30 million to a whistleblower living overseas who provided key original information that led to a successful SEC enforcement action.

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Thursday
Sep182014

How money for whistleblowers is tied to the war on terror

Photo released September 17, 2014 by the Australian Federal PoliceU.S. Attorney General Eric Holder was at NYU law school Wednesday, urging Congress to raise rewards for whistleblowers who report financial crimes.

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Tuesday
Sep022014

SEC awards $300,000 to whistleblower with internal audit and compliance role

The Securities and Exchange Commission said Friday a whistleblower award of more than $300,000 went to a company audit and compliance employee who complained to the SEC after the company didn't act on the same information.

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Thursday
Jul312014

SEC changes mind, awards whistleblower $400,000

The Securities and Exchange Commission said Thursday it awarded more than $400,000 to a whistleblower who reported a fraud to the SEC after the company failed to address the issue internally.

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Thursday
Jun262014

Omnicare whistleblower nabs $17 million

An Ohio pharmacist who complained that his employer was paying kickbacks to nursing homes for the right to supply drugs to elderly patients will collect more than $17 million as part of the DOJ's settlement of the case.

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Tuesday
Dec032013

France more transparent, but judiciary needs reform

Transparency International France has made public its 2013 report on Transparency in Public Life, which, for the first time, produces a full assessment of laws enacted in 2013 in the domain of transparency and the fight against corruption.

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Tuesday
Nov192013

SEC logged 3,238 whistleblower tips this year

Whistleblower tips and complaints increased to 3,238 in 2013, up from 3,001 in 2012, the SEC's Office of the Whistleblower said in its annual report to Congress. There were 149 FCPA tips in fiscal year 2013, up from 115 in 2012. 

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Monday
Nov042013

Why did the FBI's FCPA Unit disappear?

The FBI's much heralded FCPA Unit had consisted of at least 12 agents working out of the Washington, D.C. field office since around 2008, with a full-time focus on FCPA cases.

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Thursday
Oct312013

SEC awards $150,000 to fraud-stopping whistleblower

The SEC announced an award of over $150,000 to an unnamed whistleblower whose tips helped the agency stop a scheme that was defrauding investors.

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