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SEC Has 6,500 Whistleblowers: PR Spin UnSpun

  July 29, 2014 According to the WSJ: 6,500 people offered confidential information under the whistleblower program of the Securities and Exchange Commission. The agency set up the program in mid-2011 with hopes of eliciting dirt on corporate wrongdoers. It offers a bounty of up to 30% of penalties for any...

74% of Federal Whistleblower Lawsuits DO NOT RESULT IN JUDGMENTS

July 24, 2014 If it's been awhile since high school history above is an overview of the Office of the Attorney General (held by Eric Holder); and below are those departments involved in healthcare fraud cases.  5,400 federal whistleblower law suits (also known as "qui tam"...

National Whistleblower’s Day! Get Your Whistle-Ready? Set? Blow!

July 23, 2014 Every single day, thousands of American workers report fraud, violations of environmental rules, health and safety hazards, and political corruption. When done right, whistleblowing has strengthened democracy, protected the environment, and saved taxpayers and investors from huge financial losses. Last year the U.S. Senate...

What do the IRS and JNJ have in Common? Lost emails, Anyone Buying It?

June 14, 2014 Lost emails, hummm where have we seen that before?  Oh yes, ealier this year Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Ethicon's, Gynecare confirmed they lost or destroyed emails for some of the 22,000 upcoming federal cases against the company for their Gynecare Prolift mesh products. And now...

MBAs Can Learn a Lot from the NBA & the J&Js should be Nervous

   NBA Commissioner Adam Silver for President! (I kid, sort of).  Seriously, we could all learn something from the swift removal, lifetime ban and over $2 million dollar fine imposed on Donald Sterling owner of the LA Clippers who is now being forced out because he...

$ 19.2 Billion Paid into The Sociopathic Business Model™

The Departments of Justice and Health and Human Services recouped $4.3 billion in criminal and civil penalties in fiscal 2013, a $100 million increase over 2012, the departments said in a statement. That brings the 5-year total to $19.2 billion from Pharma and Device.* And while...