Fraud Claims on the Rise, but CEOs Rarely Held Personally Accountable

Entities such as pharmaceutical corporations, banks and defense contractors will pay the government an estimated $8 billion this year to settle fraud charges under the False Claims Act, according to industry analysts. While the growing amount of money collected from fraud settlements can be seen as a victory for taxpayers, the whistleblowers [...]

By | August 8th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Whistleblower Going It Alone (Without U.S. Justice Department Intervention) Just Keeps Winning

A Florida Company refused to become discouraged when the U.S. Department of Justice refused to intervene in a whistleblower (Qui Tam) case filed by the company against drug maker Actavis. The Complaint alleged that Actavis, an Iceland based company, inflated the wholesale prices it charged for medicines knowing that government [...]

By | December 29th, 2011|Uncategorized|