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Whistleblower Reveals Local Pediatric Dental Chain in Washington Reuses Disposable Utensils, Tools

A former employee of Smiles 4 Kids, a Washington-based pediatric dental chain, filed a whistleblower complaint accusing the company of reusing disposable dental tools. As a result, the Washington State Read More

Judge Rules Report from Whistleblower on Psychiatric Care in Prison Can Be Made Public

A federal judge in Sacramento recently ruled against the state of California’s push to keep private a whistleblower report about psychiatric care in the state’s prisons. As a result, much Read More

Newly Amended Regulations Expand Available Whistleblower Protections

Once enacted, the new Treasury Laws Amendment will extend protections afforded to whistleblowers in the financial, credit and corporate sectors. This legislation will apply to any reports made by whistleblowers Read More

Tips Whistleblowers Should Know for Their Own Protection

Blowing the whistle on corporate wrongdoing is a heroic act that takes a lot of guts. While today there are more protections against retaliation and termination afforded to whistleblowers than Read More

Do Disclosures to the SEC About Cybersecurity Qualify for Whistleblower Awards?

Since the establishment of the SEC’s Whistleblower Program in 2011, there have been some occasional questions as to the scope and limitations of the federal agency’s ability to grant awards Read More

Reliant Rehabilitation Holdings Will Pay $6.1 Million to Settle Kickback Allegations

Reliant Rehabilitation Holds, Inc., a national rehabilitative care provider based in Plano, Texas, will pay $6.1 million to the federal government to settle claims it paid kickbacks to its skilled Read More

Amazon Launches Investigation into Reports of Employees Leaking Data for Bribes

Global online retailer Amazon has announced that it has started an investigation into reported internal leaks of private information by employees as part of bribes to take down fake reviews Read More

PwC to Pay $625 Million in Damages After Audit

U.S. District Judge Barbara Jacobs Rothstein ordered PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP to pay the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. more than $625 million for negligence in an audit of Colonial BancGroup, Inc., a Read More

Florida Urogynecology Network Settles False Claims Act Case for $1.7 Million

FWC Urogynecology, a urogynecology network based in Florida, recently settled a False Claims Act lawsuit for $1.7 million. In the suit, FWC was alleged to have billed the government for Read More

SEC Fines Charles Schwab $2.8 Million for Failure to Report Suspicious Transactions

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently fined Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. $2.8 million for failing to report a series of suspicious transactions by independent investment advisors it Read More

CFTC Hands Out $45 Million Award to Group of Whistleblowers

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) recently awarded a group of whistleblowers more than $45 million for helping the agency identify fraudulent activity. Representatives of the CFTC said that this extraordinarily Read More

Endo Will Pay $13 Million to Settle Case Alleging Illegal Marketing Practices

Endo Pharmaceuticals recently settled a lawsuit with the state of Texas to the tune of $13.5 million, resolving allegations that the company engaged in illegal marketing practices for its drug Read More

Detroit Area Hospital Settles False Claims Act Case for $84.5 Million

William Beaumont Hospital, a hospital based in the Detroit area, agreed to pay $84.5 million to settle claims under the False Claims Act. The hospital was accused of having improper Read More

Insurance Company Sued by Los Angeles Hospital Over $42 Million Whistleblower Settlement

A now-closed hospital in Los Angeles filed a lawsuit against its insurance provider, alleging a denial of coverage to the facility while the hospital was publicly criticized for alleged illegal Read More

Administrative Review Board Upholds $1.1 Million Maritime Whistleblower Award

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Administrative Review Board (ARB) decided to uphold a $1.1 million whistleblower award issued to a ship captain who lost his job after reporting safety violations Read More

Harley-Davidson Punished for Collective Bargaining Violation

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently ruled that Harley-Davidson Motor Co. should have allowed the International Association of Machinists (IAM) to engage in bargaining negotiations before the company offered Read More

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