Sean McKessy, Chief of the SEC’s Whistleblower Office, will be leaving the agency later this month.

SEC | Sean Mckessy, IRS Whistleblower Office, Jane Norberg

A new report by the Government Accountability Office finds widespread problems with the IRS Whistleblower Program. Despite collecting an additional $2 billion in revenue since 2011, the IRS whistleblower program is marked by procedural delays, whistleblower payment issues, and communication failures to stakeholders. 

IRS | IRS Whistleblower Office, Patrick Burns

The law firm of Kenney & McCafferty announced Monday that three IRS whistleblower clients represented by the firm received awards under the IRS Whistleblower Program that returned over $48 million to the U.S. Treasury.     

IRS | Kenny & McCafferty, IRS Whistleblower Office

August was a busy month for Incentivized Integrity Programs.

FCA | Eric Schneiderman, New York False Claims Act, DoJ, IRS Whistleblower Office, Swiss Bank Program

On August 31, 2015, Corporate Crime Reporter announced that an IRS whistleblower received an award totaling $11.6 million for information that led to tens of millions of dollars in recoveries. 

IRS | IRS Whistleblower Office, Stephen Kohn, Patrick Burns

July was a busy month for Incentivized Integrity Programs.

The False Claims Act recovered nearly $100 million, pushing whistleblower-initiated recoveries well over $1 billion for FY2015.  

FCA | Stephen Witlock, Lee Martin, Wisconsin, state false claims act, IRS Whistleblower Office, Judge Robert Kelly

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 | Mary Jo White, IRS Whistleblower Office, Stephen Witlock, Sikorsky, Wisconsin