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Whistleblower discovers insurance giant defrauding Medicare

Whistleblower discovers insurance giant defrauding Medicare A whistleblower lawsuit accused the health insurance company UnitedHealth Group of a vast Medicare and Medicaid fraud. According to the suit recently made public by the Department of Justice (DOJ), the insurer made patients appear sicker than they were in order to overcharge the federal programs by [...]

By | February 18th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

Theranos whistleblower exposes widespread healthcare fraud

Theranos whistleblower exposes widespread healthcare fraud The whistleblower who exposed the healthcare fraud occurring at Theranos Inc. reports a vast scheme used to manipulate lab tests and quality-control checks. Tyler Shultz is the grandson of George P. Shultz, the former Secretary of State during Reagan presidency who directed Theranos until 2012. In April 2014, [...]

By | February 10th, 2017|Tags: , , |

Herbalife accused of FCPA fraud and foreign bribery in China

Herbalife accused of FCPA fraud and foreign bribery in China Dietary supplement manufacturer Herbalife recently disclosed that U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission started probing it over an alleged foreign corruption fraud. According to a securities filing published on January 20, the Los Angeles-based company may be accused of bribing some foreign officials in China. Although the company [...]

By | January 29th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

NSA’s inspector general put on leave for retaliating against a whistleblower

NSA’s inspector general put on leave for retaliating against a whistleblower National Security Agency’s top watchdog George Ellard has been put on administrative leave after a high-level Intelligence Community panel found him guilty of retaliating against a whistleblower. Although Director Michael Rogers sent a proposed termination notice to the Inspector General, Ellard still is [...]

By | January 23rd, 2017|Tags: , , |

Two contractors plead guilty in Venezuelan Oil Giant FCPA Fraud

Two contractors plead guilty in Venezuelan Oil Giant FCPA Fraud Two U.S. contractors pleaded guilty to charges of bribing officials of a Venezuelan state oil company in violation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). The two executives have been recently arrested by the Department of Justice as part of a long-term probe of [...]

By | January 11th, 2017|Tags: , , , |

Wells Fargo’s former employee files a whistleblower claim

Wells Fargo's former employee files a whistleblower claim Diana Duenas-Brown, a branch manager who worked for US bank Wells Fargo & Co. has recently filed a federal whistleblower claim against her former employer. According to the woman’s claim, her supervisors harassed her after she warned them about the illegal sale schemes and fraudulent activity [...]

By | December 28th, 2016|Tags: , , , |