Wisconsin /wɪsˈkɒnsən/ is a U.S. state located in the north-central United States, in the Midwest and Great Lakes regions. It is bordered by Minnesota to the west, Iowa to the southwest, Illinois to the south, Lake Michigan to the east, Michigan to the northeast, and Lake Superior to the north. Wisconsin is the 23rd state by total area and the 20th most populous. The state capital is Madison, and its largest city is Milwaukee, which is located on the western shore of Lake Michigan. The state comprises 72 counties.
Posts about Wisconsin
  • 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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  • My Government Whistleblower Case Was Declined, Now What?

    … Background – Whistleblower Case Procedures To answer the question of why whistleblower cases are declined, some procedural history is needed. America’s primary whistleblower tool is the False Claims Act. Congress adopted the Act in 1863. Since then, 29 states have adopted similar False Claims Acts. (There were 30 states but Wisconsin repealed…

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  • USFS Settles Crisis Era False Claims Act Mortgage Fraud Case

    … Settlement with United Shore Financial Services The case against United Shore was prosecuted by the Department of Justice and the Inspector General of HUD. The Office of the Inspector General is the law enforcement arm of HUD. Prosecutors in Washington DC, Madison, Wisconsin and Detroit participated in the case. In announcing the settlement, a Justice…

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  • Car Insurance Law Requirements in Illinois

    … cannot turn on, you cannot prove you have insurance to an officer and you will be ticketed. When Do I Need to Follow Illinois Car Insurance Requirements? You must follow Illinois’ auto insurance laws when your vehicle is registered in the state. If your vehicle is registered in Wisconsin or Indiana and you simply drive into Illinois sometimes, you…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 13 readers -
  • Think Glink

    … to go to trial. Most others have settled outside of court to avoid having their penalties tripled. The case was filed on November 1, 2011, the same day HUD suspended Allied Home Mortgage and it’s CEO from doing business with it. Wisconsin attorney Brian Mahany represented whistleblower Peter Belli, who came forward and filed the case against Allied…

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  • Snowmobile Injuries

    … Winter is quickly arriving across the state and soon you might make your way to the slopes and fields around Illinois and southern Wisconsin. Whether you enjoy skiing and snowboarding or prefer the speed and agility of snowmobiles, you and other winter sports fans need to be careful. Along with these classic winter activities comes accidents…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 18 readers -
  • Unclaimed Property Dispute in Supreme Court May Impact Retailers

    … Delaware, in which many businesses incorporate. In 2013, unclaimed property provided 16% of the total revenue for Delaware’s general fund. The case presently before the Supreme Court, Delaware v. Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, is a dispute between states over unclaimed funds relating to “Official Checks” issued by MoneyGram in various states, including…

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  • Draining the Swamp – Big Biz and Lobbyists (Whistleblower Post)

    … spending millions of dollars lobbying state legislatures nationwide to get laws changed and make it harder to sue the company. We have two class action cases pending against Uber, one in Wisconsin and one in Indiana. And in both states, when Uber thought it might be in trouble, it simply went to the legislature and changed the law. Now future…

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  • Benistar Founder in Jail – Finally (419 Plans Post)

    … is true with so-called 419 plans (also known as welfare benefit plans). The subject of this post, Daniel Carpenter, is at the center of both. The “1031” in 1031 exchanges and the “419” in 419 plans refer to sections of the IRS Code. The shadowy Carpenter can be found involved with both schemes. Carpenter has been linked to a number of products…

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  • Janesville (WI) Pharmacist Arrested for Medicare Fraud

    … and identity theft. According to court records, Johnson is the owner of Kealey Pharmacy and Home Care. He was released after processing and will be arraigned within a week. The indictment claims that Johnson defrauded Medicare and Medicaid between January 2008 and March of 2014. He was caught during an audit by the Wisconsin Department of Health…

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  • Radio 620 WTMJ

    …Local Uber driver sues company by John Mercure | Link to original source A former Milwaukee Uber driver is suing the company over the amount of money he’s making working for the ride sharing service. Lamont Lathan says Uber owes him overtime and tips. Brian Mahany represents Lathan in the lawsuit. He says after talking to hundred of other…

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