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Brian Mahany's Legal insights into Whistleblowers

Brian Mahany's Legal insights into Whistleblowers

- EWTN Nightly News
The House Intelligence Committee hears from Inspector General Michael Atkinson, the intelligence community watchdog who first fielded the whistleblower complaint that launched the impeachment inquiry into President Trump. Brian Mahany, a lawyer who represents whistleblowers around the nation, explains the importance of confidentiality in preserving the whistleblower process.
Eight former Inspectors General write: "Whistleblowers are a vital component of oversight in addressing serious...

Brian Mahany, Whistleblower Author and Lawyer, Tapped for MENSA Keynote

Brian Mahany, Whistleblower Author and Lawyer, Tapped for MENSA Keynote

Whistleblower Attorney Brian Mahany, Bestselling (Qui Tam) Author, to Present: Whistleblowers: An Insider's Look at Risks, Rewards, Laws, Outcomes & Qui Tam Bounties at MENSA Annual Conference

- Yahoo! Finance
Brian Mahany, an expert on federal whistleblower laws and successful qui tam (whistleblower's lawsuits) lawyer, is slated to keynote the MENSA AG (Annual Gathering) July 6th at the Sheraton Conference Center in downtown Phoenix, Arizona.
Conference attendees, all members of the MENSA ultra- high IQ society, will attend Mahany's presentation on a whistleblower's legal options and rewards.
According to Mahany, bestselling author of Saints, Sinners & Heroes – Covert Ops in...

Supreme Court Decision Expands Statute of Limitations for FCA Whistleblowers

Supreme Court Decision Expands Statute of Limitations for FCA Whistleblowers

- The Legal Observer
A recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling has just set a crucial precedent for whistleblowers. Individuals willing to file lawsuits under the False Claims Act will now have four more years to do it.
A unanimous ruling in the case identified as Cochise Consultancy v. U.S. ex. rel. Hunt, held that whistleblowers can take advantage of an extended statute of limitations.
Under the False Claims Act, relators can file suit either within six years of the alleged violations or three years after...

Chinese Students At UMD Say Their Professor Targeted Them With Cheating Accusations

Chinese Students At UMD Say Their Professor Targeted Them With Cheating Accusations

- dcist
Samantha Wu had high hopes when she left her small town in southern China to study at an American university. But she didn’t expect to be under investigation by the University of Maryland after a professor accused her and other Chinese students of cheating on an exam. Wu denies the accusation.
Wu is one of a number of Chinese students who reported that U.S. professors said their nationality made them more likely to cheat. But some professors insist they see many instances of Chinese...

How EMS Fraud Costs Medicare, Medicaid Hundreds of Millions a Year

How EMS Fraud Costs Medicare, Medicaid Hundreds of Millions a Year

- Vector Care
The Problem It’s no secret that inefficiencies bog down the American healthcare system. Despite spending 50% more per capita on healthcare compared to the top 10 developed countries, the United States ranks dead last in overall healthcare performance. It has been estimated that over $765 billion a year in healthcare is wasted due to inefficient logistics, fraud, and unnecessary services. The FBI has also disclosed that fraudulent medical bills cost the industry up to $260 billion in...

What’s it worth? Depends who’s asking

What’s it worth? Depends who’s asking

Inflated commercial valuations are increasingly distorting markets and hurting investors, as appraisers are under pressure to come up with favorable numbers

- The Real Deal
Starwood Capital Group made a big bet on the U.S. retail market in November 2013. Barry Sternlicht’s private equity firm bought a 90 percent stake in seven malls from Westfield Group for $1.6 billion through an affiliated company.
Located in towns like Toledo, Ohio, and Olympia, Washington, the malls were filled with national brands and boasted an average occupancy rate of 96 percent — the kind of properties considered a very safe bet at the time.
But the retail market...

Freedom Mortgage Can't Shake 2 TCPA Class Actions In NJ

Freedom Mortgage Can't Shake 2 TCPA Class Actions In NJ

- Law360
Freedom Mortgage Corp. lost separate bids to escape two putative class actions over allegedly unsolicited phone calls when a New Jersey federal judge ruled Thursday that the customers’ lawsuits supported their claims under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
U.S. District Judge Jerome B. Simandle denied Freedom Mortgage’s motions to dismiss the proposed class actions alleging in part that the New Jersey-based business made such calls using an automatic telephone dialing...

No Good Deed Goes Unpunished: The Story of Whistleblower Martin Edwin Andersen

No Good Deed Goes Unpunished: The Story of Whistleblower Martin Edwin Andersen

Being a whistleblower is often not appreciated at the time the whistle is blown.

- The Progressive
Nowadays, whistleblowers are very much in the news. It was complaints from whistleblowers that precipitated the resignation of Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt. July 30 has been designated by the U.S. Senate as “National Whistle Blower Appreciation Day.”
But being a whistleblower is often not appreciated at the time the whistle is blown.
Martin Edwin Andersen is one example. Andersen has been a whistleblower for much of his life, repeatedly...

How to Protect Yourself and Your Family From Long-Term Care Insurance Scams

How to Protect Yourself and Your Family From Long-Term Care Insurance Scams

When shopping for long-term care insurance, be on the lookout for these bank account-draining scams.

- The Street
Long-term care insurance consumers -- usually upper-middle age and older Americans -- face enough hurdles in finding the best policies. Complicated contracts, high fees and charges, and booming premiums await any long-term care insurance buyer.
On top of that lurks another, more sinister issue for buyers, and it's one of the worst forms of elder fraud -- long-term care insurance fraud.
It's a big problem, given the skyrocketing costs of long-term care services these days, and the...

Cybersecurity Whistleblowers Are Growing Corporate Challenge

Cybersecurity Whistleblowers Are Growing Corporate Challenge

- The Wall Street Journal
Signals from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission over how seriously it takes cybersecurity, combined with a Supreme Court ruling on whistleblower protections, are putting pressure on companies to be more careful about how they deal with potential tipsters, lawyers say.
The securities regulator issued guidance in February on how companies should handle cybersecurity issues. In April it fined Altaba Inc., formerly Yahoo Inc., $35 million over its handling of a 2014 hack, marking the...