• WANTED: Wells Fargo & Bank Whistleblowers

      Whistleblowers from Wells Fargo are coming out of the woodwork. Finally someone is listening. For years, some whistleblowers have been trying to tell the world about all the financial mismanagement at America’s third largest bank ($1.8 trillion in assets, 265,000 employees). We, of course, have always listened but getting folks to come forward is difficult.

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    • Bloomberg BNA

      Ride-Sharing Company Faces Nationwide FLSA Lawsuit by Michael J. Bologna and Lisa Nagele-Piazza | Link to original source (103K) Uber Technologies Inc., fresh off a $100 million settlement with drivers in California and Massachusetts, now faces a nationwide class action that claims the on-demand ride-sharing company illegally classified drivers as independent contractors and ...

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  • False Claims Act 101 – Intervened Cases vs Declined Cases

    In a previous post we wrote about why the Justice Department sometimes declines whistleblower cases. That post, “My Government Whistleblower Case Was Declined, Now What?” describes in great detail the steps one can take to resurrect a case that has been declined by the government. Not only is it possible to resurrect a declined case, whistleblowers and their lawyers have made t ...

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  • Fairness in Class Actions Bill Anything But…

    We try hard to keep politics out of this blog. Whether you are a Republican, Democrat, claim no affiliation or belong to another party, most of us agree that fraud, greed and corruption is bad. As a leading plaintiff’s law firm, we have successfully prosecuted False Claims Act whistleblower cases under both Republican and Democratic administrations. Sure, there have been bumps along the way.

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  • Appeals Ct Green Lights Crowe Horwath Accounting Malpractice Suit

    Crowe Horwath is one of the largest accounting firms in the United States. Boasting 3000 employees and a nationwide network, the company has grown quickly from its start less than 70 years ago. Today, the firm is gearing up to face a massive accounting malpractice claim filed by a former client. A trial court judge initially tossed the suit but on March 8th, the Court of Appeal ...

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  • Fairness in Class Actions Bill Anything But…

    We try hard to keep politics out of this blog. Whether you are a Republican, Democrat, claim no affiliation or belong to another party, most of us agree that fraud, greed and corruption is bad. As a leading plaintiff’s law firm, we have successfully prosecuted False Claims Act whistleblower cases under both Republican and Democratic administrations. Sure, there have been bumps along the way.

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  • Appeals Ct Green Lights Crowe Horwath Accounting Malpractice Suit

    Crowe Horwath is one of the largest accounting firms in the United States. Boasting 3000 employees and a nationwide network, the company has grown quickly from its start less than 70 years ago. Today, the firm is gearing up to face a massive accounting malpractice claim filed by a former client. A trial court judge initially tossed the suit but on March 8th, the Court of Appeal ...

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  • Concealed or Hidden Investment Fees? SEC Whistleblower Post

    Last month, Legendary investor Warren Buffett took direct aim at fees investors pay. While most everyone agrees that an investment fund manager is entitled to make a profit, Buffett thinks that investors are paying too much in fees. We agree and also take issue with the prevalence of so many hidden investment fees.

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  • My Government Whistleblower Case Was Declined, Now What?

    No one wants to that their whistleblower case was declined. Yet it happens with most cases. On average, the Justice Department only intervenes in 20% of the False Claims Act cases filed. That means your odds in winning through government intervention are 1:5. (The odds of winning the Powerball jackpot are 1:292,200,000!) Most folks that file a whistleblower case do so with high expectations.

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  • Prime Pediatrics Dalton GA (New Medicaid Fraud Investigation)

    The Medicare fraud lawyers at MahanyLaw are investigating a report that Ayman Rifai M.D and Prime Pediatrics are violating Medicaid laws by improperly billing patients. Our investigation is in early stages and no conclusions have been reached. Medicaid is the insurer of last resort in Georgia. That translates to 894,000 low and middle income children.

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  • Doc Injects Patients with Poison in Shocking Medicare Fraud Plot

    Victor Lipkin will spend the next five years in prison. After pleading guilty to Medicare fraud last August, Lipkin was sentenced earlier this month by U.S. District Court Judge Ronnie Adams to 60 months in prison. His lawyers sought a 3 year sentence. Lipkin’s story echoes many others we have seen lately. Profits over patients.

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  • Military, Private Security & Private Military Contractor Whistleblowers

    As soldiers, veterans or protective service contractors, you pride ourselves on the services you provide to our nation. The government pays hundreds of billions of dollars each year to defense contractors and private security companies. While the VA struggles to provide services to our nation’s warriors, some defense contractors are living high on the hog.

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  • Whistleblower Awards, CFPB & Loan Officer Compensation

    After the financial meltdown in 2007 and 2008, Congress began carefully scrutinizing many banking practices. Loan officer compensation schemes were identified as one of the contributing factors to the crisis that gripped he nation. Subsequent legislative fixes included provisions in the SAFE Act, Dodd Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and the Truth in Lending Act (TILA).

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  • American Advisors Group Fraud Post (Reverse Mortgage Fraud)

    On New Years day, we posted an extensive piece on Reverse Mortgage Fraud. In that post we listed three companies that were recently the target of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Those companies are American Advisors Group, Reverse Mortgage Solutions and Aegean Financial. Aegean also goes by the name Jubilados Financial.

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  • Tenet Exec INDICTED (Tenet Healthcare Whistleblower Post)

    Tenet Healthcare is no stranger to fraud. It wasn’t that long ago that the for-profit hospital chain paid a record $514 million fine to the government. That case involved paying kickbacks for patient referrals. The patients in that case were pregnant, undocumented Hispanic women. Some thought the case ended when the company and its subsidiaries paid the record fine. It didn’t.

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  • Big Pharma Wants Your Hearts, Minds and Wallets (Pharma Whistleblower)

    What do Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders and Bernie Sanders have in common? The answer? They all think that big pharmaceutical companies put profits before patients. Before the election, Hillary’s website had this to say about the pharmaceutical industry, “Her plan will demand a stop to excessive profiteering and marketing by denying tax breaks for direct-to-consumer advertising a ...

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