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Whistleblower Discovers Hidden Wait Lists at VA Facilities in Colorado

The U.S. Office of the Inspector General recently uncovered secret wait lists at Veterans Affairs facilities in the Colorado communities of Golden, Colorado Springs and Denver after tips from a Read More

SEC Confirms $50 Million Paid to Whistleblowers in 2017

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Office of the Whistleblower released its annual report in mid-November. It highlighted the value whistleblowers have provided to the agency and the country Read More

Former FBI Agent Warns of Prevalence of Healthcare Fraud in Talk

Valdosta State University in Georgia recently hosted a presentation in recognition of International Fraud Awareness Week (November 12-18), a global initiative developed to minimize the effects of fraud by promoting Read More

New FCPA-Related Investigations Disclosed by Mining Companies

Four mining companies have now disclosed that they are subject of investigations related to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). One company first disclosed an investigation in late November, while Read More

VA Whistleblower Claims Hospitals Routinely Manipulate Statistics by Denying Care

A former surgeon with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently claimed VA hospital administrators routinely manipulate hospital statistics by denying care to some patients to make their facilities look Read More

Swedish Health Whistleblower Awarded $17.5 Million by Arbitrator

Dr. David Newell recently blew the whistle on a case involving neurosurgeons who allegedly double-booked patients for surgeries at a Seattle Swedish Health hospital. He was awarded $17.5 million after Read More

President Trump Calls on UN to Offer More Whistleblower Protections

In President Donald Trump’s first official speech at the United Nations, he urged the global body to take more steps to protect whistleblowers. In his remarks, he spoke about a need Read More

Whistleblower Earns Award for Helping Secure $2 Million Settlement in Contract Rigging Case

A whistleblower was recently paid $470,000 of a $2 million settlement after successfully challenging what she believed — with agreement from government prosecutors — to be a shell company at Read More

Corporate Whistleblower Center Aims to Identify Nursing Home Employees Who Can Serve as Whistleblowers

The Corporate Whistleblower Center recently launched an ambitious new initiative designed to help nursing home and skilled nursing facility employees received rewards for providing information proving their employer is billing Read More

Sen. Chuck Grassley Refers to Whistleblowers as ‘Heroes and Patriots’

U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) has been a consistent advocate and champion for whistleblowers throughout his entire tenure, which began in the early 1980s. For example, he was one of Read More

Whistleblower Receives SEC Awards Despite Being Culpable, Delaying Evidence

In late July, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced it would pay $1.7 million to a whistleblower who provided important information to the agency. This was despite the fact Read More

Doctor Sentenced to 35 Years in Prison for $374 Medicare Fraud Scheme

A Texas doctor who was at the center of a $374 million Medicare fraud scheme, the largest in the history of the United States, was recently sentenced to 35 years Read More

Auto Loans the Subject of Latest Scandal for Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo is once again the subject of public criticism not even a year after its major fake account scandal. This time, the subject is how the company issues automotive Read More

Whistleblower Lawsuit Related to Cancer Drug Marketing Leads to Celgene Paying $280 Million

Celgene Corporation, a biotech company based in New Jersey, will pay out $280 million to settle claims that it cited uses not approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Read More

Whistleblower Awarded $9 Million in Case Against PHH Corp.

A whistleblower recently received $9.4 million for the role she played in identifying misconduct at PHH Corp, a mortgage lender based in New Jersey. The corporation will be responsible for Read More

SEC Whistleblower Awards Total Reaches $158 Million

In late July, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) officials announced there were two more cases in which the regulator handed out whistleblower awards, totaling $4.2 million for the two whistleblowers. Read More

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