Fraud Recovery

  • ICBC Prosecution: Intersection of Customs Duty Evasion and Money Laundering

    …. Customs duty evasion is nothing new. Nor is money laundering or bank fraud. But the link between banks and the criminals evading taxes or customs duties is rarely explored. If the company evading a customs duty is American and the profits are staying in the U.S., there may not be the need for a bank. But when tax evasion or customs duty evasion crosses…

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  • Sinovac Biotech Discloses Possible FCPA Violations

    … Chinese pharmaceutical company Sinovac Biotech disclosed that it is investigating possible violations of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). The disclosure is noteworthy because none of the possible violations are believed to have occurred in the United States nor is the company based here. Federal law, however, extends the enforcement…

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  • Haitian Bribery Schemes & Whistleblower Awards

    … Not too many years ago, Joseph Baptiste was a colonel in the United States Army. Today, he is facing years in prison after being charged with conspiracy to money launder and conspiracy to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Prosecutors say he pilfered money from a charity designed to help impoverished Haitians. They say he tried to use…

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  • Costco TCPA Junk Fax Lawsuit Moves Forward

    … A federal judge in Missouri gave a green light to a lawsuit filed by customers and potential customers of Costco. The judge ruled that the recipients of junk faxes from Costco could proceed on their claims as a class action. The ruling is a big victory for victims of junk faxes and robo telemarketing calls. For several years, Costco is alleged…

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  • Vikshara Trading Fabricates Strike to Block FDA Inspectors

    … and without obligation. If you hire us, we only get paid if you receive and collect an award. For more information, visit or pharmaceutical fraud whistleblower page or contact attorney Brian Mahany at *protected email* or by phone at (414) 704-6731 (direct). Mahany Law – America’s Pharmaceutical Fraud Whistleblower Lawyers The post Vikshara Trading Fabricates Strike to Block FDA Inspectors appeared first on Mahany Law. …

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  • Whistleblower Suit Against Quicken Loans Proceeds

    …. Quicken Loans and Commissions Why would Quicken put people in homes they can’t afford? Commissions. Quicken is not a bank. They make home loans but do not keep those loans. Immediately after the loan closes, Quicken sells those loans. Institutional investors won’t buy the loans, however, unless they are insured. Agencies like the FHA, Fannie Mae…

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  • Guaranty Bank – FDIC Closure and Whistleblower Post

    … on for years. Whistleblower Awards for Bank Fraud or Misconduct In 1989, Congress passed the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act – FIRREA for short. When originally passed, Congress hoped the law would be used to prosecute small town bankers who frequently used the bank as their own personal piggy bank. Bad loans were rampant…

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  • OCWEN – The Ugly Beast is Still Alive (Whistleblower Post)

    … “significant harm” to its customers. As if Ocwen isn’t the real cause of harm to customers! What started as a regulatory order from the Massachusetts Division of Banks has turned into a full-fledged court battle. And now state Attorney General Maura Healey is jumping into the fray. In what should come as no surprise to many Ocwen customers, Healey…

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  • Shell Oil Guilty of FCPA Foreign Bribery? (Whistleblower Award Post)

    … Oil exploration and production is a dirty business in more ways than one. Much of the world’s oil and gas reserves are in countries that have notorious reputations for corruption. Everything is for sale including faster permitting. Want a jump on your competition? For a few million bucks its yours. Paying bribes to foreign officials is illegal…

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  • Stealing from the Dead – Accounting Malpractice Post

    …. (Remember, Smart now works for the brokerage firm.) In December of 2004, Smith Barney decided to hire outside counsel to review the matter. Unfortunately, it appears that Singer selected the attorney! No surprises, attorney Peter Jensen signed off on the transactions. (Jensen and his law firm were sued for their alleged role in the fraud…

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  • United Airlines Gets Millions of Gov’t $$$ – Aviation Whistleblower Post

    … Airlines cutting corners on its VA and Defense Department contracts? That is what we are investigating. And we need your help. An Aviation Whistleblower Can a Earn Significant Award Under the federal False Claims Act, whistleblowers with inside information about government contracting fraud can earn significant cash awards. To qualify…

    Due Diligence- 14 readers -
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