False Claims Act News
Senators Call for Justice Department Probe of Mylan, the EpiPen Manufacturer
Three members of the Senate Judiciary Committee, in a letter sent today to Attorney General Loretta Lynch , have asked the Justice Department to investigate whether EpiPen manufacturer Mylan incorrectly classified its lifesaving product to save millions of dollars in required payments to states.
Report Details Combat Helmet Maker’s Alleged Shoddy Manufacturing
A report from the Department of Justice revealed a slew of alleged shortcuts a contractor and sub-contractor took in manufacturing some 129,000 combat helmets. The company that manufactured the helmets, ArmorSource, agreed in March to a $3 million settlement with the government, but admitted no
US Official Makes 'Shocking' Admission About Navy Yard Shooting
The government contractor responsible for checking Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis’ background before he could gain security clearance several years ago did not attempt to obtain a police report that would have shown he had “anger management problems,” a top U.S. official acknowledged Thursday. The
Exclusive: Video Shows Drunk, Stoned US Security Contractors
Too High to Stop Any Terror Attack, Whistleblowers Say; Where Was Military Oversight?
7 Richest Snitches: Time to Rat Out Your Boss?
Ever dream of getting rich by blowing the whistle on your boss? People have—most recently Bradley Birkenfeld, the ex-banker whom the IRS paid a record $104 million for ratting out his former banking bosses who had helped U.S. clients to hide money in Swiss accounts. Have any other blowers cashed in
Bank of America, Countrywide Whistleblower Kept 3-Year Secret
Would you be able to keep a secret for four years that was so big it would make the five large U.S. banks pay up about $25 billion in a legal settlement? Kyle Lagow of Plano, Texas, had to keep secret even from his wife and five children that he was one of the whistleblowers who led to this year's
Sprint Nextel Accused of Dodging $100 Million Taxes
New York officials today accused Sprint Nextel Corp. of under-collecting and under-paying over $100 million in state and local sales taxes on flat-rate access charges for wireless calling plans. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced on Thursday a lawsuit against Sprint Nextel
Patient Whistleblower Exposes $150 Million Medicaid Fraud
In a real-life David versus Goliath story, a 63-year-old wheelchair-bound Medicaid patient took on the multi-billion-dollar healthcare giant Maxim Healthcare. And he won. Today the House Oversight Committee will hear the saga of how Richard West exposed Maxim’s widespread Medicaid fraud and helped
Partying Security Contracting Group Pays $7.5 M Fine
Company Infamous for Alleged Sexual Hazing in Kabul; High Level Director Gets $1.35 M Whistleblower Fee