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A New York provider serving elderly and disabled Medicaid beneficiaries has reached a $10.3 million settlement in a state and federal case over long-term care payments supposedly made to residents of adult homes even when they were ineligible for coverage. In a U.S. District Court filing dated March 27 ...

It allows whistleblowers who work for federal contractors to report potential fraud by their employers to the U.S. Department of Justice, which then investigates ... $11,000 for every single fraudulent bill sent to the federal government - in addition to being required to pay the attorney's fees of the whistleblower.
It had pitted the U.S. Department of Justice and IRS against two whistleblowers whose information has led to $54.131 million in criminal penalties and civil ... The dismissal of the government's appeals keeps in place the whistleblower's win in the Tax Court decision of Whistleblower 21276-13W and ...
The underlying Celgene suit, a qui tam action in which Brown pursued claims on behalf of the U.S. government, ended in a $280 million settlement ... The Grant & Eisenhofer lawsuit targeting Guttman and his new firm was originally assigned to a different judge in Los Angeles federal court, but has since ...
The whistleblowers, Mark Lillie and another man who remained anonymous, both former Takata employees, had asked a federal judge in Detroit and the bankruptcy court to set aside significantly more as the U.S. Transportation Department decides whether to grant them a whistleblower award, but they ...
US regulators are investigating whether Facebook broke a landmark privacy pledge, as the flurry of bad news continued to hit the social network almost two weeks after the Cambridge Analytica scandal first emerged. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) said it had opened a probe amid “substantial ...
Facebook in the Age of the Big Tech Whistleblower ... Former CIA employee and government contractor Edward Snowden leaked classified information from the National Security Agency in 2013 because he said he was ... It's difficult for any of us to understand where our information goes and how it's used.
... U.S. subsidiary. Toyobo was accused of knowingly selling defective Zylon fiber that degraded in humidity and heat. The government says the material was used in bulletproof vests until 2005. The vests were purchased by federal, state and local police departments. The whistleblower was Aaron Westrick, ...


 

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