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TAF TAKE: HHS’ Recent AKS Proposal

Last Friday, we wrote to HHS Inspector General Levinson in response to the Department of Health and Human Services’ Request for Information Regarding the Anti-Kickback Statute and Beneficiary Inducements Civil Monetary Penalty (RFI). Many of the FCA whistleblower cases that TAF members have brought to the attention of the DOJ and successfully litigated have involved … Continue reading TAF TAKE: HHS’ Recent AKS Proposal

TAFEF Comments to Proposed Amendments to the SEC Whistleblower Program

  Yesterday, we submitted comments to the Securities and Exchange Commission in response to the Commission’s recently announced proposal to amend the rules governing the SEC Whistleblower Program. Here’s a link to the SEC’s proposal. In our letter we commended the SEC for its recognition that the Whistleblower Program has been an extraordinary success and … Continue reading TAFEF Comments to Proposed Amendments to the SEC Whistleblower Program

It’s Time for a Corporate Crime Database and Annual Report

Consumer advocate Ralph Nader has spearheaded a group of organizations pushing for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to create an annual corporate crime report and database similar to the Uniform Crime Reporting Program that has documented the rise and fall of street crime over the course of the last 80 years. Taxpayers Against Fraud sent its own letter to Attorney … Continue reading It’s Time for a Corporate Crime Database and Annual Report

Largest SEC Whistleblower Award To Date

The Securities and Exchange Commission has announced the largest Dodd-Frank whistleblower award to date, with two whistleblowers sharing a nearly $50 million award, and a third whistleblower receiving more than $33 million. The previous high was a $30 million award in 2014. The lawyer representing all three whistleblowers is a member of the TAF Education Fund. “These awards demonstrate that … Continue reading Largest SEC Whistleblower Award To Date