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CFTC Invites Qualified Goldman Sachs Whistleblowers to File Claims

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Whistleblower Office recently announced a Notice of Covered Action (NCA) related to a recent enforcement case involving Goldman Sachs. They are now accepting whistleblower Read More

Revealing Statistics from the Ethics & Compliance Initiative

Whistleblowers are key in uncovering fraud, waste and abuse at companies and organizations. Recently, the Ethics & Compliance Initiative (ECI) conducted its annual global survey. The results offer an overview Read More

New Pregnancy and Nursing Laws Provide More Protection for New Parents

In December 2022, President Biden signed into law two important pieces of legislation: the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) and the Providing Urgent Maternal Protections for Nursing Mothers Act (PUMP Read More

Former Trulieve Cannabis Corp. Employee Claims He Was Fired for Taking FMLA Leave

Former Trulieve Cannabis Corp. employee James Catterall has filed a lawsuit against the company, alleging that he was denied the opportunity to interview for a higher-paying position and subsequently fired Read More

Eli Lilly Subsidiary Settles Age Discrimination Suit for $2.4 Million

Eli Lilly & Co. subsidiary, Lilly USA LLC, has agreed to pay $2.4 million to settle an age discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The Read More

Iraq War Contractor Agrees to Settle FCA Allegations for $108.75 Million

KBR Inc., a contractor involved in the Iraq War, has reached a settlement of $108.75 million to resolve False Claims Act (FCA) allegations. The settlement comes after more than 12 Read More

U.S. Supreme Court to Decide Critical Whistleblower Protection Case

On May 1, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear Murray v. UBS Securities LLC, a case that could have far-reaching implications for federal whistleblower protections. The court's decision will Read More

U.S. Appeals Court Rules on Landmark Title VII Sexual Harassment Case

In a recent ruling, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit set a significant precedent in workplace sexual harassment cases. The court's decision in Sharp v. S&S Activewear Read More

Alaskan Telecommunications Company to Pay Over $40 Million for FCA Violations

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that GCI Communications Corp. (GCI), a telecommunications company based in Anchorage, Alaska, has agreed to pay over $40 million to settle charges related Read More

SEC Settles Claim Against Video Service for Whistleblower Retaliation and Falsified Subscriber Counts

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced in May that they had settled charges against Gaia, Inc., a Colorado-based company offering video subscription services in the wellness industry. The Read More

False Claims Act Case Exposes $487 Million Healthcare Fraud Scheme

A False Claims Act (FCA) case recently exposed a massive fraud scheme perpetrated by Cameron-Ehlen Group, Inc. (doing business as Precision Lens), and its owner, Paul Ehlen. The defendants were Read More

DOJ Intervenes in Qui Tam Suit Against Iowa Cosmetic Surgeon

The US Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Iowa recently announced that they are pursuing a case against Adam Smith, M.D., also known as "Adam Bryant," for allegedly submitting Read More

Supreme Court Grants ‘Major Victory’ to Whistleblowers in False Claims Act Case

The U.S. Supreme Court recently issued a unanimous decision in U.S. ex rel. Schutte v. SuperValu Inc., which granted a “major victory” to whistleblowers reporting fraud against taxpayers. The decision Read More

Former Healthcare Executive Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Commit Healthcare Fraud

A former healthcare executive pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit healthcare fraud in U.S. District Court last month. Alfonzo Bailey was sentenced to 36 months in prison, three years of Read More

CFTC Whistleblower Office Is Seeking Tips About Carbon Markets Misconduct

If you have information about fraud or manipulation in the carbon markets, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is seeking any information available. The CFTC’s Whistleblower Office in the Division Read More

FTC Issues Warning Against Hindering Agency Investigations

In June 2023, the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) Bureau of Competition issued a warning against enforcing any contract terms that can hinder its agency investigations. Certain contract terms like non-disclosure Read More

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