The New York Court of Appeals dealt a resounding blow to Sprint-Nextel Corporation's motion to dismiss a 2011 whistleblower-initiated suit filed under the New York State False Claims Act that alleges the telecommunication company deliberately under-collected and  underpaid millions of dollars in NY state and local taxes on flat-rate access charges for wireless plans.

State FCA | Eric Schneiderman, NY State False Claims Act, David Koenigsberg

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced an $8 million settlement with five defendants stemming from a whistleblower complaint filed under the New York state False Claims Act. The suit alleged that SpecialCare Hospital Management Corporation and 4 other defendants, defrauded Medicaid and Medicare by illegally referring patients to unlicensed drug and alcohol treatment in exchange for kickbacks.

State FCA | New York False Claims Act, Eric Schneiderman, David Koenigsberg, State Success