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Citigroup Whistleblower Receives $31 Million Award as Part of False Claims Act Settlement

June 15th, 2012 · No Comments

TweetSherry Hunt, a whistleblower who helped the U.S. government recover $158.3 million, will receive a $31 million portion of the False Claims Act settlement paid by Citigroup Inc. (Citi). Hunt filed a complaint against Citi on August 5, 2011 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, alleging that Citi knowingly […]

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Tags: False Claims Act · Report Fraud

OSHA Cites Hershey Co. and SHS Staffing Solutions with Workplace Safety and Health Violations Following Complaints Made by Foreign Students for Exploitive and Unsafe Working Conditions

March 2nd, 2012 · No Comments

TweetFollowing complaints made by foreign student workers, this week the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) cited Exel Inc., a facility owned by Hershey Co., with nine workplace safety and health violations and proposed $283,000 in penalties. OSHA also issued one citation to SHS Group LP, doing business as SHS Staffing […]

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Jury Orders TD Bank to Pay $67 Million to Victims of Ponzi Scheme

January 30th, 2012 · No Comments

TweetOn January 18, 2012, a jury for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida found TD Bank liable for engaging in fraudulent activity and ordered the company to pay $67 million in damages to the victims of the Ponzi scheme. Texas firm Coquina Investments filed a lawsuit against TD Bank in May […]

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Dentist Pays $212K Settlement for Fraudulently Billing Medicaid

October 24th, 2011 · No Comments

TweetKristi Rossomando and her dental practice, The Children’s Dental Group P.C. agreed to pay $212,000 to settle claims that her practice fraudulently billed Medicaid for comprehensive oral evaluations that were never performed and for allowing staff to routinely provide care that should only be performed by a licensed dentist. Rossomando allegedly directed a hygienist to […]

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Tags: False Claims Act · Report Fraud

Voices for Corporate Responsibility Hosts Whistleblower Seminar on Dodd-Frank Act SEC Whistleblower Reward Provision

April 21st, 2011 · No Comments

Tweet Image via Wikipedia Washington, D.C. — Voices for Corporate Responsibility is hosting a Whistleblower Seminar on Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at the Fairmont Hotel.  The seminar will include whistleblower attorney Jason Zuckerman as a panellist and will consist of two sessions: Will Internal Compliance Requirements Strengthen or Weaken the Law? and Can the SEC Handle the […]

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Tags: Report Fraud · Retaliation