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Entries in Whistleblower (129)

Friday
Mar132015

Job: Coordinator Europe and Central Asia, Whistleblower Program (TI - Berlin, Germany)

Job Title: Program Coordinator Europe and Central Asia, Whistleblowing Program

Employer: Transparency International

Location: Berlin, Germany

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Monday
Feb092015

How Avon's professionals neglected and avoided China compliance

For good reason, Shearman & Sterling's Recent Trends and Patterns in the Enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act is often called the most useful annual resource available for compliance professionals.

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Friday
Feb062015

ev3 whistleblower awarded $250,000 in FCA settlement

Medical device maker ev3 Inc. agreed to pay $1.25 million to resolve allegations that it caused some hospitals to unnecessarily admit Medicare patients for an outpatient  procedure to open hardened arteries, the Justice Department said Thursday.

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Tuesday
Jan132015

Daiichi Sankyo whistleblower awarded $6 million

Global pharma Daiichi Sankyo Inc. agreed to pay the United States and state Medicaid programs $39 million to resolve allegations that it paid kickbacks to doctors so they would prescribe the company's drugs.

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Monday
Jan052015

From Alstom: Six reasons why non-U.S. companies dominate the FCPA top ten list

The current list of the ten biggest FCPA cases includes only two U.S.-based companies -- KBR at number three and Alcoa at number six. The rest are non-U.S. companies.

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Wednesday
Dec312014

Two Iron Mountain whistleblowers split $8 million

Image courtesy of Iron MountainDocument storage firm Iron Mountain paid $44.5 million to resolve allegations under the False Claims Act that it overcharged federal agencies.

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Wednesday
Dec172014

Whistleblower Ian Foxley takes beating, still looks himself in the eye

Ian Foxley, former program director for GPTIan Foxley was six months into his new job overseeing a $3.5 billion supply contract between the UK Ministry of Defense (MoD) and Saudi Arabia’s National Guard, when he noticed that a procurement document requiring his signature included $2.5 million in strange, additional charges.

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Thursday
Dec042014

Two whistleblowers split $150,000 in health care FCA settlement

North Atlantic Medical Services Inc. (NAMS), doing business as Regional Home Care Inc., will pay $852,378 to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by submitting claims to Medicare and Medicaid for respiratory therapy services provided by unlicensed personnel.

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Monday
Dec012014

For most whistleblowers, life is hell

Last month the Guardian published an excellent and informative article by Andrew Smith entitled Blowing It. The article looks at the perceived rise of whistleblowing, the courage of individual whistleblowers for whom the consequences have proved severe, and the support that can be given by governments and support groups.

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Thursday
Nov202014

Whistleblowers awarded $435 million in FY2014 FCA actions

During the fiscal year that ended September 30, the government paid out $435 million to the individuals who exposed fraud and false claims by filing a qui tam complaint, "often at great risk to their careers," the DOJ said Thursday.

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