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Peggy Ryan Whistleblower, Al Lewis & Carly Helfand Troubled Reporters

UPDATED July 16, 2015 [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="203"] Cut & Paste + Bad Math = Unethical[/caption] Today's incorrect news is brought to us by FiercePharma written by Carly Helfand: Endo whistleblower nabs $33.6M from feds for 'extraordinary' work in FCA suit Ryan will pocket roughly $33.6 million--24% of the...

Tax Break for Whistleblowers? PRSpin UnSpun: IRS Edition

August 10, 2014 Accounting Today states that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has expanded its awards to whistleblowers, allowing tipsters to claim a potentially greater share of the proceeds the IRS collects on extra tax revenue. The final regulations released Thursday provide guidance for the whistleblower award program...

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...