Civil War

  • Racism, American style

    … As someone who grew up in a small town in South Dakota, I confess a longstanding ignorance of the legitimate concerns and grievances of African Americans in the United States. I’ve never been racially profiled; no one has ever crossed the street to avoid walking by me on the sidewalk; I’ve never been called a nigger, and I’ve never had…

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  • Whistleblower Suit Against Quicken Loans Proceeds

    … and Freddie Mac provide the bulk of the insurance for residential mortgages. Because Quicken doesn’t keep the loan, the money they make is from the commission. When the loan is sold, they make their commission. If the loan later defaults, Uncle Sam and the Federal Housing Administration is on the hook, not Quicken. (That means taxpayers!) Quicken…

    Due Diligence- 19 readers -
  • Military, Private Security & Private Military Contractor Whistleblowers

    …. For example, embassy security is now becoming the province of private security vendors instead of the Marine Corps. Last year the State Department issued security contracts worth more than $20 billion to Aegis Defense Services, Chenega Patriot Group, GardaWorld Government Services, Sallyport Global Holdings, SOC, Sterling Operations and Triple Canopy…

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

    … are one of the tens of thousands of people working in the industry or a healthcare provider, read on. You may be eligible for an award. False Claims Act and Pharma Whistleblower Awards The False Claims Act is a Civil War era anti-fraud law that is still on the books and more powerful than ever. Under the Act, whistleblowers with inside information…

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  • Mortgage Underwriting Fraud in 2016 – Whistleblower Post

    … qualify if backed by the FHA or VA. Loans by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac also qualify. If you have inside information about wrongdoing, we help you investigate and file a sealed lawsuit in federal court. Ultimately the Justice Department can take over the case or allow us to prosecute. While being investigated, the case is usually sealed meaning…

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  • Think Glink

    … lots of inside information. He was first employed by Allied in 1998 and he was a very successful branch manager. He built branches in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Missouri, West Virginia and Arizona – and was one of their largest producers in the company. HUD passed a regulation in 2000 that said lenders – banks or nonbank lenders like Allied…

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  • Radiology Centers & Illegal Practices – Whistleblower Award Post

    … ordered by chiropractors, and having unlicensed facilities. Medicare and state regulators can’t inspect a facility if they don’t even know it exists. There are also special rules for advertising including a ban on direct solicitations of patients. (Offering kickbacks disguised as gift baskets, gas cards and the like are also prohibited.) Most…

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  • $85 Million Wasted on “Empty Shells”? Government Contractor Fraud Post

    … about Afghanistan, he simply shook his head in dismay. We lose billions of dollars each year to fraud and mismanagement. Absent an insider (whistleblower), finding and proving fraud in the Middle East is nearly impossible. We have written about government contract fraud taking place in Afghanistan You can read another one of those Afghanistan stories…

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  • Sleeping with the Enemy? Qui Tam Whistleblower Post

    … A recent article in the Corporate Crime Reporter (CCR) suggested that qui tam lawsuits against military contractors are not often successful because the Defense Department is too “cozy” with the contractors. Before we address this issue, let’s first set the stage by discussing qui tam actions and the huge whistleblower awards available in those…

    Due Diligence- 10 readers -
  • Unsterile OR Tools? Welcome to DMC and Tenet Healthcare

    …. The next big award could be yours. For more information, contact attorney Brian Mahany at *protected email* or by telephone at (414) 704-6731 (direct). MahanyLaw – America’s False Claims Act / Qui Tam Lawyers The post Unsterile OR Tools? Welcome to DMC and Tenet Healthcare appeared first on Mahany Law. …

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  • Anatomy of a Fraud – U.S. v Allied Home Mortgage Goes to Trial

    … Allied Home Mortgage was once the largest privately held FHA lender in the United States. It wrote more mortgages than many big banks. That all came to a crushing halt in November 2011 when the U.S. Department of Justice intervened in a False Claims Act claim filed by a former branch manager turned whistleblower. At the same time, HUD took its…

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  • Arab Company Tries to Dodge Whistleblower Suit

    … feet. The government and whistleblower both argue that the company has had plenty of notice about the suit. The lawsuit itself is quite interesting. It alleges that the U.S. government was ripped off by Public Warehousing, a company that sells rations to U.S. armed forces. The lawsuit was original filed not by the government but by Al-Sultan…

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  • Can A Government Employee Receive a Whistleblower Award?

    … exception is the First Circuit which covers Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Puerto Rico.) At issue is the language of the False Claims Act itself. The law says that a “private person” may bring a whistleblower lawsuit. Shell and the government argued that Congress’ use of the term “private person” makes it clear that government…

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  • Whistleblower Receives $4.5 Million Award

    … administration suggested that his high salary from the hospital was predicated on the hospital making money from ancillary testing and services such as imaging. When Hammett balked and refused to send more patients to the hospital for testing, he claims he was suddenly fired. After his termination, Dr. Hammett fell on hard times. His non-compete…

    Due Diligence- 9 readers -
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