The Taxpayers Against Fraud Education Fund is a public interest non-profit dedicated to fighting fraud against the government by incentivizing integrity. Through public-private partnerships, TAFEF advances the effectiveness of the False Claims Act and federal whistleblower programs to promote and protect the efficient use of taxpayer dollars. We are supported by our 400+ membership of experienced litigators and by donations from foundation grants, successful whistleblowers, and citizen advocates.

Our member Marlan Wilbanks helped whistleblower Karin Berntsen secure a big win after she uncovered alleged upcoding and unnecessary admissions of Medicare patients to the hospital. Learn more about this False Claims Act case in the @Salon article below.

California’s Prime Healthcare to pay $65 million to settle Medica...

The settlement will require the company's founder to pay $3.25 million out of his own pocket

Tune into #Whistleblower at 9/8c tonight for the season finale featuring Heidi Weber, a client of our members Susan Coler & Nathaniel Smith. This case brought a national spotlight to the unethical practices embraced by many for-profit colleges. Learn more:

Congrats to our member David Kovel who just won an appeal in a declined qui tam case under the NY False Claims Act. This is one of the few appellate decisions under the NY statute and a reminder of what is possible with a determined whistleblower lawyer:

Congrats to our member Dan Miller, who represented whistleblower Dr. Schiff to resolve allegations that Dermatology Healthcare submitted false claims to obtain millions in Medicare/Medicaid reimbursements for superficial radiation therapy. Learn more:

In his second win of the month, member Pat O’Connell recovered $21 million to settle allegations that an ambulance company knowingly submitted false claims to the Medicare/Medicaid programs that were tainted by Anti‑Kickback Statute violations. Read more:

Congrats to members Randall Fox & David Kovel who helped their whistleblower receive 23% of the government's recovery in their case against Spa Castle. Read more about the highest percentage award received by a whistleblower in NY tax fraud FCA case:

Expired food served to @dcpublicschools students and dangerous digital medical record-keeping — tune into @TrueCrimeCBS’s #Whistleblower at 9/8c to find out how our members Colette Matzzie and Larry Zoglin helped these whistleblowers pursue justice and recover taxpayer funds.

Members Michael Brady & Mark Kistler, just resolved one of the first FCA cases for claims brought by a whistleblower against a medical provider for allegedly misappropriating federal funds under the Medicare Advantage program. Read more on this case here:

Post Acute Medical’s former CEO alleged that kickbacks & improper physician relationships threatened the integrity of medical decision-making and Medicare/Medicaid funds. Hear how our member Patrick O'Connell helped Doug Johnson blow the whistle:

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