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    • Law360

      4 Takeaways From Hunton & Williams’ $34M Stanford Deal by Andrew Strickler | Link to original source (107K) Hunton & Williams LLP has become the latest law firm to settle allegations that it aided Robert Allen Stanford’s $7 billion Ponzi scheme, inking a $34 million deal that would benefit some of Stanford’s thousands of victims.

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    • Whistleblower News Review

      Final: Judge Triples Damages against Allied Home Mortgage to $268M by ML McLaren, | Link to original source (148K) Allied Home Mortgage Capital Corporation has lost a decade-long battle in a verdict that tripled damages from $93 million to $268 million on September 14. United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Joon H.

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  • Construction Dive

    … policies meant to raise the economy could raise costs,” Muoio said. For example, Muoio said, immigration reform could increase the cost of construction if vital workers are deported and other workers aren’t able to come in. This could negatively impact Trump’s $1 trillion infrastructure plan, as could shortages or higher costs resulting from the Buy…

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  • Forbes

    … throwing around his case when changing planes in Chicago. After a year of processing his claim, United denied to pay anything. Dave Carroll launched this video in response. As of today, it has over 17 million views. Here is a video of Dave talking about Flight #3411. Takeaway: Companies who fail to learn from past mistakes are destined to repeat them. The post Forbes appeared first on Mahany Law. …

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  • International Business Times

    … communicable diseases, if they’re drunk, if they’re violent, you can remove them,” he said. “If they don’t turn off their cell phone when they’re supposed to, you can remove them. If they won’t obey lawful instructions from a crew member, you can remove them. But telling someone, ‘Hey, we’ve overbooked, get off the plane,’ that wouldn’t be a lawful…

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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…

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  • Whistleblower News Review

    … is lucky enough to get a hold of the book will certainly be entranced by its rollercoaster of failure and success, of justice and injustice, of heroes and villains. Unquestionably, Saints, Sinners, and Heroes – Covert Ops in the War against the C-Suite Mafia is a must-read for anyone interested in understanding the ethical dilemmas of our time. The post Whistleblower News Review appeared first on Mahany Law. …

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  • Kaiser Health News

    … owes him for care he provided in 2013 and part of 2014, according to the complaint. “Why would any physician want to accept a Medicaid patient if they are getting shortchanged on their pay?” said Mahany. The publicly traded insurer, based in Long Beach, operates health plans in 12 states and Puerto Rico covering about 4.2 million people, including…

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  • Think Glink

    … thousands of bad loans and leaving the Office of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on the hook for $834 million in failed mortgages during the recent housing crisis. Under the False Claims Act, that penalty is subject to mandatory tripling – for a total of $270 million. This is only the second case against lenders related to the housing crisis…

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  • Whistleblower News Review

    … discretion in this respect. So, the judge in the case against Alliance is expected to treble. The sizable whistleblower reward, which could amount to up to 30% of the total recoveries will likely go to Belli’s estate. While it is extremely unfortunate that the courageous whistleblower will not personally enjoy his monetary reward, Mahany Law’s win is a testimony to his painstaking efforts to bring Allied Corporation to justice. The post Whistleblower News Review appeared first on Mahany Law. …

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  • Accounting Today

    …In the Blogs: The Season Approaches by Jeff Stimpson | Link to original source (119K) Highlights of some of our favorite tax-related blogs from the past week. Like it is TaxMama: Following “a total paradigm shift in our government,” the nuts and bolts of what Trump’s plan means for changes individuals can expect in their tax lives. Hint…

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  • Morning Consult

    … enforcement action against the bank, and some former bank employees have filed lawsuits against the San Francisco-based lender. But it’s unclear, Thomas said, what recourse will be available to them under a slate of state and federal laws. It’s particularly important to offer whistleblowers the option to report violations anonymously, a key tenet…

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  • Watching the Hawks

    …Blowing the Whistle on Corporations w/ Brian Mahany Link to original source Tabetha Wallace and Tyrel Ventura are joined by Brian Mahany, author of the book “Saints, Sinners & Heroes.” Joins us from LA to talk about his work blowing the whistle on corporations. The post Watching the Hawks appeared first on Mahany Law…

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  • Whistleblower News Review

    … and investment firm employees. Failure to report weak cybersecurity systems and cyberhacks continue to pose a problem for U.S. banks, and whistleblowers are in prime position to collect big cash awards for their inside knowledge. Cybercrime Estimated To Cost Global Economy over $500 Billion Annually McAfee estimates the annual cost of cybercrime…

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  • Whistleblower News Review

    … is high. Any deliberate attempt to ignore or bypass cybersecurity rules or failure to report a breach endangers our national security and the safety of members of our armed forces along with that of each American citizen. Cyber whistleblowers are key to ensuring that our nation is safe, playing a paramount role in protecting our nations information systems. The post Whistleblower News Review appeared first on Mahany Law. …

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  • CW Network [Video]

    …Saints, Sinners & Heroes by Brian Mahany Link to original source Attorney Brian Mahany presents his new book: “Saints, Sinners & Heroes: Covert Ops in the War against the C-Suite Mafia” The post CW Network [Video] appeared first on Mahany Law…

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  • The Insiders

    …Whistle Blowers Winning with Dave Price | Link to original source Brian Mahany is a nationally known attorney. Through the help of whistle blowers, he has exposed wrongdoings on several layers. Find out what it’s like to get the wrongdoers to pay up, especially when it’s the government and some of the giant corporations we’re talking about…

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