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SEC Awards Whistleblower $4.5 Million for Revealing Wrongdoing

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently awarded a whistleblower more than $4.5 million after a tip the individual provided resulted in an employer reviewing allegations in an internal Read More

Informatica to Pay Nearly $22 Million to Settle Allegations of FCA Violations

Informatica, a provider of cloud and data services, recently agreed to pay a $21.57 million settlement in a case that alleged the company overcharged the government by providing false or Read More

O’Reilly Auto Sued by EEOC Over Sexual Harassment, Retaliation Incidents

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently filed a lawsuit against O’Reilly Automotive Stores, Inc. (DBA O’Reilly Auto Parts), alleging the company routinely subjected female employees at a store Read More

Federal Judge Denies Request to Drop Whistleblower Lawsuit Filed Against CVS Caremark

A federal judge has denied a request by Aetna to drop a whistleblower lawsuit against CVS Caremark that alleges the company overbilled Medicare to the tune of more than $1 Read More

CFTC Announces Whistleblower Award Worth Approximately $1.5 Million

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced a brand-new whistleblower award worth approximately $1.5 million would be paid out to a whistleblower who filed a claim through the agency’s whistleblower Read More

Common Issues for Businesses in HR Investigations

The timeliness and efficiency of internal investigations performed by human resources professionals are crucial to help companies act appropriately when they face allegations of wrongdoing. In addition, establishing an efficient Read More

Former Executives Charged in Insurance Law Scheme that Led to Hundreds of Millions in Losses

A pair of former executives with Southport Lane, L.P., a private equity investment holding company that specializes in managing investment portfolios for insurance companies, were charged with participating in a Read More

State of Idaho Pays $500,000 Settlement in Whistleblower Case

The state of Idaho recently settled a whistleblower lawsuit to the tune of $500,000, stopping the case before it reached federal court. The suit was filed by James Cryer, a former Read More

Jury Sides with City of Flint in Whistleblower Lawsuit

The water crisis in Flint has been national news for the last several years, and one legal battle surrounding the crisis recently came to a head with a jury siding Read More

What You Need to Know About Filing an SEC Whistleblower Claim

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) whistleblower program gives would-be tipsters an opportunity to earn a significant amount of money for reporting unique and actionable information on fraud and Read More

IRS Reports Indicate Tenfold Increase in Tax-Related Whistleblower Awards

The Director of the IRS Whistleblower Office recently released the annual report for the agency’s whistleblower program, which included an announcement that the IRS collected $1.441 billion in penalties, interest Read More

CFTC Announces $1.5 Million Whistleblower Award

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced it gave a whistleblower award of $1.5 million to a whistleblower, recognizing that individual’s contribution of significant evidence to the CFTC after first Read More

SEC Pays Out $50 Million to JP Morgan Whistleblowers

A pair of whistleblowers shared in a $50 million award from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for providing unique information that helped the agency bring an end to misconduct Read More

UC-Irvine Surgeon Wins $2 Million Whistleblower Retaliation Case

A jury in Orange County, California, recently awarded $2 million to a neurosurgeon from the University of California-Irvine who alleged that the university system’s Board of Regents and the former Read More

Whistleblower Awarded $40,000 After Retaliation for Reporting OSHA Violations

A whistleblower recently received $40,000 from a jury in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. The award compensated him for lost wages and pain and suffering Read More

Whistleblower Challenges SEC After Lengthy Delays on Award Decision

A whistleblower who produced information leading to a corruption case against Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. is asking a federal court to intervene in the matter, arguing the U.S. Securities and Read More

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