Consumer Fraud Articles
Whistleblower’s immunity in FTC case being debated by the House Oversight Commitee
The immunity of a potential whistleblower is currently under debate by the chairman and top Democrat of the House Oversight Committee.
Internet marketplace Ebay faces class action lawsuit following massive data breach
After suffering a serious data breach earlier this year, eBay is now facing a class action lawsuit filed in a U.S. federal court. According to the consumer privacy class action lawsuit, which was filed last Wednesday by Louisianan Collin Green,
Mobile health care system, affiliates settle whistleblower lawsuit for $24.5 million
Alabama’s largest non-government health care system, two affiliated clinics, and a physicians group have agreed to pay the U.S. $24.5 million to settle a whistleblower lawsuit alleging they violated the False Claims Act and anti-kickback laws by paying or receiving
U.S. intervenes in whistleblower lawsuit against Symantec
The U.S. government has intervened in a whistleblower lawsuit against Symantec Corporation that alleges the company, contracted by the U.S. General Services Administration to provide security software services, defrauded the agency by submitting false claims.
Florida hospital spent $24 million in taxpayer money fighting whistleblower lawsuit
A Florida hospital that settled a whistleblower’s allegations of fraud with the U.S. Justice Department earlier this year used millions of dollars in taxpayer money to defend itself in the case, Florida’s WFTV reported.
Target listed among top 10 worst data breaches in U.S. history
A data breach is modern thievery through technology. “Hackers” access a company’s unsecured database and steal account and personal information, such as credit and debit card numbers, PINs, addresses, phone numbers and even social security numbers. Identity theives then use
Louisiana sues Fresenius for marketing dangerous, defective dialysis products
Hundreds of people have filed wrongful death and personal injury lawsuits against dialysis products and services giant Fresenius Medical Care North America over alleged injuries and deaths caused by the company’s dialysis concentrates GranuFlo and NaturaLyte. Now the state of
Moving services company settles whistleblower allegations with U.S.
A Virginia-based moving management company has agreed to pay the U.S. government nearly $510,000 to resolve a whistleblower’s allegations that it overbilled the government for moving services it provided to federal employees being relocated.
Nation’s largest nursing home pharmacy provider settles whistleblower lawsuit for $124.24 million
Omnicare Inc., the country’s largest provider of prescription drugs and pharmacy services to nursing homes, has agreed to pay the U.S. more than $124 million to settle whistleblower allegations that it defrauded federal and state Medicare and Medicaid programs through