Category Archive: Featured
  1. whistleblowerMoney
    7th Circuit Holds False Claims Act Qui Tam Awards Are Ordinary Income
    Posted in: Featured, Whistleblower Rights | September 9, 2015

    The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals recently addressed the tax treatment of a qui tam relator’s award. This was a matter of first impression in the Seventh Circuit, which handles federal appeals from Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin.   The taxpayer filed a qui tam action under the False Claims Act, alleging that a company defrauded the government. The False Read More »

  2. Medicare-Fraud
    Whistleblower Files Suit Against N.C. Medical Center & Hospital
    Posted in: Featured, Medicare & Medicaid Fraud | September 8, 2015

    A whistleblower lawsuit unsealed in a North Carolina court last week accused Carolinas Medical Center and N.C. Baptist Hospital of using their jointly-owned health plan to inflate expenses in order to boost reimbursement from Medicare and Medicaid, the Charlotte Observer reported last week.   The two hospital systems deny the charges. So far the federal government Read More »

  3. CashStethoscope
    Medicare Fraud Suit Settles Against Kmart Corp For Nearly $1.4 Million
    Posted in: Featured, Medicare & Medicaid Fraud | September 3, 2015

    Kmart Corp has paid $1.4 million to settle U.S. allegations that it violated the federal False Claims Act by inducing Medicare beneficiaries to fill prescriptions at its pharmacies, the Department of Justice said on Tuesday.   The government said the accord resolves allegations that Kmart, a unit of Sears Holdings Corp (SHLD.O), let beneficiaries use Read More »

  4. Tax Day
    Whistleblower Settles Tax Fraud Case & Receives $11.6 Million
    Posted in: Featured, Tax Fraud | September 1, 2015

    A whistleblower who wishes to remain anonymous has received a $11.6 million reward under the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) whistleblower award program.   The whistleblower’s work translated into tens of millions of dollars recovered by the US Treasury.   “The good news is the IRS Whistleblower Office continues to show a willingness to make major Read More »

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    Whistleblower & Defamation Lawsuit Filed By Former Coach
    Posted in: Featured, Whistleblower Rights | August 31, 2015

    A former Dickson Middle School football coach is suing the team’s head coach and county school board for $700,000 for alleged defamation and wrongful termination.   Attorney Roland F. Mumford filed the civil lawsuit Tuesday in Dickson County Circuit Court on behalf of Timothy Shane Dunning, who reportedly was an assistant DMS football coach.   Read More »