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2014-09-17 08:23:05

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging employees or insiders with well-documented proof that a solar or wind energy company has defrauded the federal government with respect to a federal grant the company received to call them at 866-714-6466 because the potential for rewards can be enormous for this type of information. http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.Com Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140916/146505 Photo -...

2014-09-16 08:31:14

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging employees of sleep clinics if they have proof one of these types of medical facilities is being used to overbill Medicare, because the rewards for this type of information can really be significant. For more information potential whistleblowers are urged to contact the Corporate Whistleblower Center anytime at 866-714-6466. http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.Com Photo -...

2014-09-15 16:28:58

Center Allegedly Made Up Test Results, Hired Strippers as Sleep Technicians WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Whistleblower Donna Nichols will receive 20 percent of nearly $300,000 repaid to taxpayers in the U.S. government's settlement of fraud claims against a Florida sleep-disorder clinic that was accused of pretending to diagnose sleep problems with equipment that was either broken or non-existent -- and of hiring local strippers to work, without formal training, as...

2014-08-18 23:05:23

Community Health Systems engaged in a corporate scheme by improperly billing for higher-cost inpatient services in situations where only outpatient services were required, the federal government alleged. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm that represents whistleblowers in qui tam cases, comments that Community Health Systems Inc. (CHS) has agreed to pay $98.15 million to settle False Claims Act allegations. According to a press...

2014-07-31 23:03:23

Whistleblower contributions have helped stop illegal employer activities that may cause harm and lead to fraud that endangers lives and the economy. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Parker Waichman, LLP, a national law firm that represents whistleblowers in qui tam cases, comments that whistleblowers are a critical component of the process that puts an end to illegal employer activities that may cause harm to consumers and may defraud the government, and recognizes that...

2014-07-03 12:23:30

New Poll Shows Americans Worse Off on Basic Freedoms Outlined by FDR more than 70 Years Ago WASHINGTON, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This weekend our nation celebrates its 238(th) year of independence, yet freedom is not ringing from every mountainside in our sweet land of liberty. More than 70 years ago Franklin D. Roosevelt outlined four freedoms that every person in the world ought to enjoy, including some from the very first amendment of the Constitution: freedom of speech, freedom of...

2014-06-24 12:28:34

WASHINGTON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees strongly urges the Department of Veterans Affairs to implement enhanced whistleblower protections following the U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC)'s letter to President Obama regarding ongoing deficiencies at VA facilities. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131120/MM21150LOGO The letter from OSC's Carolyn Lerner outlines the problematic practice of the VA's failure to take...

2014-06-18 08:21:30

WASHINGTON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging insiders, or employees of contractors, or subcontractors supplying any type of service to the United States Department of Defense to call them immediately at 866-714-6466, if they have well documented proof the contractor has overbilled the DOD for more than one million dollars in Afghanistan, Iraq, or anywhere on the planet. The Whistleblower Center wants to emphasize this can be any type of contractor...

2014-06-17 08:35:33

Individuals with information about suspected fraud on the government can learn how to take action while protecting their rights with the launch of ReportGovFraudNow.com. SAN FRANCISCO, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportGovFraudNow.com is a new website designed to provide easy to understand information to individuals who have information about alleged fraud on the government. The portal will be a valuable resource for anyone with questions about reporting healthcare fraud, defense...

2014-06-17 08:29:48

WASHINGTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging physicians who possess well documented proof a hospital is deeply involved in gouging Medicare with unnecessary medical procedures to call them at 866-714-6466 to learn more about federal whistleblower reward programs. As the Whistleblower Center would like to explain to medical doctors, there was a recent multi-million dollar reward that went to doctors who blew the whistle on a hospital system engaged in...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'