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2013-12-06 23:01:03

National law firm Parker Waichman LLP wants to remind whistleblowers with information about fraudulent activity that under the False Claims Act, they can be both compensated and protected. The firm is currently investigating a class action lawsuit against FedEx for allegedly overcharging some customers—either by claiming certain items weigh more than they do, or by wrongfully charging duty-related fees to some U.S. customers shipping to Canada. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) December...

2013-12-05 23:28:02

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is pointing to a recent multi-billion dollar settlement between the US Government and pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson as encouragement for whistleblowers with proof of illegal kickbacks and off-label sales to contact them about rewards at 866-714-6466. Under the False Claims Act, individuals who step forward with substantial proof could be entitled to up to 15-30% of the settlement amount as a reward....

2013-11-26 23:29:21

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is recommending all insiders from a wide range of sectors with proof of multimillion dollar federal grant fraud to contact them at 866-714-6466 about potential rewards. Under the False Claims Act, insiders who come forward with information about abuse of government funds are entitled to a substantial portion of the settlement as a reward for their information, provided the wrongdoing, or fraud exceeds a million dollars....

2013-11-21 23:34:08

The Corporate Whistleblower Center believes New York's whistleblower laws, known collectively as the New York False Claims Act, are an excellent example of how whistleblowers should be protected and rewarded and believes similar laws should be adopted by each state. http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.Com (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 The Corporate Whistleblower Center says,"The New York False Claims Act allows people to help both state and local governments regain funds lost through...

2013-11-18 23:29:37

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is encouraging business executives at US based companies to call them at 866-714-6466 if they have substantial proof their company is bribing foreign business people or dignitaries as a way to entice business. Under guidelines set forth by the SEC Whistleblower Act, individuals who report such violations are entitled to reward money. http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.Com (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 The Corporate Whistleblower Center says, "Under the...

2013-11-14 23:28:41

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging insiders at medical device or pharmaceutical companies, who possess solid proof that a defective drug or medical device is still being sold, to call them at 866-714-6466. This illegal practice is not only a danger to patients, but can also present opportunities for major rewards for whistleblowers. http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.Com (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 The Corporate Whistleblower Center says, "According to provisions of the...

2013-11-08 23:25:25

YLG attorneys successfully defeat Thomson Reuters' efforts to dismiss their client's lawsuit, alleging he was terminated for complaining about potential securities violations. S.D.N.Y. opts for a liberal definition of "whistleblower" under Dodd-Frank. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 08, 2013 Young Law Group is pleased to announce that on October 25, 2013, Judge Shira A. Scheindlin, in the Southern District of New York, issued a ruling in a case involving client Mark...

2013-11-08 23:02:34

Judge says even the feds can be whistleblowers after last month's federal court ruling. (PRWEB) November 08, 2013 A federal court ruled last month that government investigators charged with uncovering fraud can privately sue the companies they investigate. David Chizewer, a False Claims Act attorney, says this decision will make it much easier for fraudulent companies to be brought to justice. Two investigators with the Department of the Interior had reported alleged fraud on the part...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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