In One Week:  

- IRS Commissioner John Koskinen gave a keynote address at the TAF Education Fund’s annual conference and announced his support for whistleblowers and the IRS whistleblower program, promising to increase the number of personnel in the IRS Whistleblower Office by more than 70%.

- Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring announced his state was joining a whistleblower lawsuit seeking to recover $1.15 billion from 13 banks accused of defrauding the Virginia Retirement System.

- Attorney General Eric Holder announced his support for dramatically expanding whistleblower awards under FIRREA.

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