Qui Tam under Attack

On August 9, 2014 By

Congress again held hearings on the False Claims Act law with both supporters and detractors testifying. Affected industries such as defense and healthcare are trying, once again, to have the law gutted.

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Congress is close to passing a new federal whistleblower protection law aimed at the intelligence and national security community.

 

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Federal contractors are taking steps to stifle whistleblowers from blowing the whistle on fraud by demanding they sign confidentiality agreements to not talk.

 

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Good article of an interview with NSA whistleblower Thomas Drake on the risks of being a whistleblower.  A good read for all potential whistleblowers who try to resolve fraud or abuse internally.

 

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Congress is going after the Commerce Inspector General for whistleblower retaliation and creating a hostile culture that would prevent whistleblowers from coming forward.

 

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The Department of Justice has intervened in a quitam lawsuit against KBR and two of their subcontractors alleging kickbacks and unsanitary conditions in the transport of food.

 

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http://www.pogo.org/blog/2014/01/20140128-kbr-accused-of-kickbacks-gouging-unsafe-practices-in-iraq.html

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It is not unusual for a whistleblower, especially a federal employee, to undergo years of a painful journey to restore their career, their credibility.  This article “The Whistleblower Who Wouldn’t Go Away” was published by the Project on Government Oversight (POGO) that chronicles the journey of one such whistleblower.

 

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Companies are setting policies that could be a roadblock for potential whistleblowers to report fraud through the SEC’s Dodd-Frank program.

 

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