A Texas jury Monday awarded a whistleblower $175 million in his False Claims Act suit against Trinity Industries for faulty guardrails. Under federal law, the award will be trebled to $525 million.
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Discipline authorities at Jingbian County of northwestern China’s Shaanxi province have launched investigations into more than 40 local government officials who have been implicated in an alleged “bribery list” scandal.
David McIntosh was awarded $990,00 as part of a $5.5 million settlement with the companies that produced backup batteries for the Humvee’s turret.
Leslie Caldwell, chief of the DOJ's criminal division, said her office will be increasing its review of False Claims Act qui tam complaints for potential criminal prosecution.
GlaxoSmithKline said Tuesday it is investigating allegations of corrupt payments in the United Arab Emirates.
Russia’s State Duma is considering a bill to protect whistleblowers who report corruption by state officials to police or the media.
I could not help thinking about the astonishing positive changes that have occurred as I watched the SCCE’s September 16 general session on the new laws protecting whistleblowers enforced by the SEC’s Office of the Whistleblower.
The Securities and Exchange Commission said Friday a whistleblower award of more than $300,000 went to a company audit and compliance employee who complained to the SEC after the company didn't act on the same information.
A Chicago man was indicted Wednesday for defrauding 290 Chinese investors in an alleged visa scheme that ran for two years until it was stopped by a whistleblower complaint to the SEC.