E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, commonly referred to as DuPont, is an American chemical company that was founded in July 1802 as a gunpowder mill by Eleuthère Irénée du Pont. DuPont was the world's third largest chemical company based on market capitalization[citation needed] and ninth based on revenue in 2012. Its stock price is a component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average.In the 20th century, DuPont developed many polymers such as Vespel, neoprene, nylon, Corian, Teflon, Mylar, Kevlar, Zemdrain, M5 fiber, Nomex, Tyvek, Sorona and Lycra. DuPont developed Freon (chlorofluorocarbons) for the refrigerant industry, and later more environmentally friendly refrigerants.
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    … allows people with inside information about fraud involving government funds or programs to file a lawsuit and keep a portion of the money collected from the wrongdoers. Typical cases involve fraudsters who receive taxpayer money that they do not deserve. A good example is a Medicare fraud case. A corrupt doctor bills Medicare for services never…

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