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How To Choose The Best Whistleblower Lawyer

Blowing the whistle is serious business. Your job, reputation, and career may be on the line. Your first priority should be to find a whistleblower lawyer, because not all whistleblower disclosures are lawful or protected. Moreover, many whistleblower laws permit you to obtain a financial reward.

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Medicaid And Medicare Whistleblower Rewards

Medicare Fraud and Medicaid Fraud mean a health care provider – i.e., a pharmaceutical company (or Big Pharma), doctor, dentist, hospital, hospice care provider or nursing home – makes or causes a fraudulent reimbursement to claim to Medicare, Medicaid or other government health program such as Tricare.

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What Should I Do If I’m Facing Whistleblower Retaliation?

If you are facing whistleblower retaliation as a result of whistleblowing, immediately obtain legal counsel from a whistleblower attorney. The reason is simple – what you blow the whistle on and the method you use to make your disclosure will determine your rights going forward.

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Reporting Anonymously As An SEC Whistleblower

The SEC Whistleblower Program implements the law’s requirement that the Commission pay whistleblowers, including anonymous SEC whistleblowers whose original information results in a sanction of $1 million or more a monetary reward.

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Reporting Anonymously As A CFTC Whistleblower

As part of the Dodd-Frank Act, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) pay anonymous CFTC whistleblowers a monetary reward to those with original information resulting in a sanction of $1 million or more.

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CFTC Spoofing and How to Report

As part of the Dodd-Frank Act, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) pay anonymous CFTC whistleblowers a monetary reward to those with original information resulting in a sanction of $1 million or more.

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DOJ FCPA Guidance on Foreign Securities and Commodities Violations

In March 2019, the CFTC issued an Enforcement Advisory indicating that, for the first time, it would be focusing investigative resources on foreign corruption as it relates to violations of the Commodity Exchange Act. As an activity regulated by the CFTC, commodities-related foreign corruption now falls within the gambit of violations for which a whistleblower may be eligible for an award should their tip lead to a successful enforcement action.

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Does Whistleblowing Work?

Whistleblowing has proven to be the single most effective tool in the detection of waste, fraud, and abuse in the public and private sectors. Public statements by responsible law enforcement officials, regulators, Congressional leaders, and independent experts confirm its effectiveness.

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