President-elect Donald Trump has promised to “drain the swamp” of corporate cronyism.
How do you do that?
Patrick Burns of the TAF Education Fund has a suggestion.
From a May 21, 2009 interview with Corporate Crime Reporter:
Trying to Drain a Swamp With a Garden Hose
The Calgary Chamber of Commerce in Canada gets it: the False Claims Act is good for business.
This Week in Fraud is a peek into the world of whistleblowing and incentivized integrity programs. Each week we highlight important case settlements, industry developments, and general points of interest. Take a moment and see what is happening this week in fraud.
SEC whistleblower awards for Fiscal Year 2014 top $35 million, continuing a trend in increased antifraud law enforcement since the program’s inception in 2011. Nine whistleblowers received awards, an increase from four awards in FY2013, which totaled approximately $15 million. The office awarded more than $30 million to one whistleblower, its largest-ever whistleblower award, and for the first time, the office used its authority under the Dodd-Frank Act to bring enforcement action against a company for retaliation against a whistleblower.