The Asercare case has been a procedural mess from the beginning, thanks in large part to the quixotic actions taken by U.S. Federal Judge Karon O. Bowdre.
August was a busy month for Incentivized Integrity Programs.
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.
On his first day as acting Associate Attorney General, Stuart Delery spoke at the TAF Education Fund’s annual conference, and voiced his strong support for the False Claims Act and incentivized integrity programs.
At the TAF Education Fund's annual conference, Neil Getnick, Chairman of the Board, noted that compliance programs cannot fix deeply broken and corrupt corporate cultures:
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.