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The latest news on what’s happening in the world of the False Claims Act and the IRS, SEC and CFTC whistleblower programs.  

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| Nicholas Feeney

We are pleased to announce that James “Jim” Holzrichter,  the TAF Education’s Fund’s 2007 Whistleblower of the Year is also the 2015 recipient of the Cliff Robertson Sentinel Award to be awarded at the 26th Annual ACFE Global Fraud Conference, for his courageous work exposing decades of billing fraud at Northrup Grumman’s Defense System Division.

FCA | James Holzrichter, Dinesh Thakur, Northrup Grumman
| Nicholas Feeney

Taking the Penny Pledge is not only a way of showing support for whistleblowers – it’s also a way for law firms and whistleblowers to signal they are planning for success and are committed to making a real difference in this area of the law.

FCA | Bothwell Law Group, Bracker & Marcus LLC, Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy LLP, Phillips & Cohen LLP, Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, LLP, Sanford Heisler Kimpel, Simmer Law Group PLLC, Vezina Law PLC
| Nicholas Feeney

April may be the cruelest month, but for the False Claims Act, and for Incentivized Integrity programs in general, April bore great recoveries. 

 
FCA | Mary Jo White, Sean Mckessy, state False Claims Act results
| Anonymous (not verified)

Health Management Associates (HMA), which operates 71 hospitals in 15 states, is neck-deep in fraud cases.

| HMA, Health Management Associates, Tenet
| Patrick Burns

The TAF Education Fund is creating two new dedicated list-servs, one for IRS whistleblower matters, and the other for SEC and CFTC whistleblower issues.  Come, grow along with us!

| SEC whistleblower program, IRS whistleblower program, FCA, IRS, SEC, CFTC Whistleblower Office, CFTC, list-serv
| Anonymous (not verified)

For the second time in less than a year, DaVita will pay a massive sum to settle a False Claims Act case; this time $495 million to settle a case filed seven years ago, and declined more than

| DaVita, Alon Vainer, Daniel Barbir, renal care, declined, unjoined, record
| Nicholas Feeney

In a recent address before students at the Ray Garrett, Jr.

SEC | Mary Jo White, Sean Mckessy
| Nicholas Feeney

This Week in Fraud is a peek into the world of whistleblowing and incentivized integrity programs. Each week we highlight important case settlements, industry developments, and general points of interest. Take a moment and see what is happening this week in fraud. 

FCA | Corinthian Colleges, Sean Mckessy, SEC Whistleblower Office
| Nicholas Feeney

We recognize the productive role we can play in influencing corporate conduct, and we take seriously the effects of our enforcement actions. 

Top Cases | Leslie Caldwell