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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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| Patrick Burns

We are saddened to report the death of heroic whistleblower Richard West on March 14th.

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America's taxpayers are in a long-term battle against powerful and well-funded corporate cheats and thieves.

Fraud is a core part of some company business plans, and incentivized integrity programs are a threat to their bottom line.

Opposition to federal and state False Claims Acts is entrenched.  The liars are cunning and powerful.

Above all, they are patient.

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| Nicholas Feeney

Congratulations to Norman Rille and Neal Roberts for their terrific win this week in the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth District.

This is their second litigated victory against DOJ.

By way of background:

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| Nicholas Feeney

The IRS’s new Whistleblower Report for 2013 provides insights as to the nature and number of upheld or “suspended” claims, but the same report projects that the number of payments to whistleblowers will not “grow dramatically” in FY 2014 – an area of concern, as a tidal wave of cases have been filed since 2006.

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| Patrick Burns

Writing in The Huffington Post, whistleblower Adam Resnick notes that the IRS continues to send all the wrong signals when it comes to catching major tax cheats.  Rather than encouraging whistleblowers, IRS bureaucrats have done all they can to knock the foundation out from under the program. 

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| Nicholas Feeney

On Tuesday January 28th, Taxpayers Against Fraud’s Co-Executive Director Patrick Burns appeared before the West Virginia House Judiciary Committee to speak in support of West Virginia’s House Bill 4001, also known as the Fair Claims Act.

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| Nicholas Feeney

The Fox and the Chicken House

NYPD Officers Indicted for Disability Insurance Fraud

Military Frauds in the News

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| Nicholas Feeney

We hope that you and yours had a healthy and happy holiday season. While we gear up and prepare for another successful year, we wanted to take a brief moment and reflect and revisit the top False Claims Act cases of 2013.

2013 Top False Claims Act Cases:

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| Nicholas Feeney

Corinthian College Inc. Draws Sen. Durbin’s Ire.

Afghan Pentagon: Over-budget, Out of Time, and Not Finished! 

Abbott Labs Settlement Nets 500 Bulletproof Vests for Virginia Cops.

GlaxoSmithKlein to Stop Paying Doctors?

The 12 Online Frauds of Christmas?

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