Whistleblowers filed 702 qui tam suits in fiscal year 2016, and the U.S. Department of Justice recovered $2.9 billion in whistleblower-initiated lawsuits during that same period of time.
The government awarded whistleblowers $519 million for their contributions in developing, prosecuting, and settling these cases.
The TAF Education Fund has filed an amicus brief in the Aseracare case (aka USA ex rel. Paradies, et al., v GGNSC Administrative Services, et al.). This brief was written by Amy Easton, Colette Matzzie, and Claire Sylvia of Phillips & Cohen, along with TAFEF Attorney Jacklyn DeMar, and it challenges some of the odd rulings made in this case by the district court trial judge.
Senator Grassley and TAFEF have filed briefs in US ex. Rel Anthony Spay V. CVS Caremark Corp. et al.
Congratulations to whistleblower Benjamin Carter and the law firm of Stone & Magnanini for their win this week in the U.S. Supreme Court.
Taxpayers Against Fraud Education Fund submitted an amicus curiae brief in support of the whistleblower in this case.