Category Archives: Perspectives

Huge Awards Expected for Whistleblowers in 2014, SEC says

Large awards are awaiting whistleblowers this year, say officials from the Securities and Exchange Commission. One large award has already been given, and officials promise that more large rewards are on the way. Experts who closely follow the whistleblower issues …

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Johnson & Johnson Facing Two Governmental Probes Concerning Medical Devices

In separate disclosures, health care products giant, Johnson & Johnson, stated that government investigations are underway concerning two of its medical device products. Both its hip devices and its surgical mesh are involved in government probes, Bloomberg Businessweek, reports. Hip …

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Seafood Industry Whistleblowers Protected Under False Claims Act

It seems that red snapper might be adulterated and labels might not be accurately indicating the actual fish in the packages consumers are purchasing. The nonprofit ocean protection group, Oceana, conducted a large study of fish purchased and genetically tested …

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Cosmetics Industry Violations of the False Claims Act

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) had not typically targeted cosmetics manufacturers, except in cases that presented serious and significant health risks to consumers. In the past year, however, the federal regulator has been taking a closer look at …

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Poll: Should Whistleblowers Be Protected?

Online Surveys – Zoomerang.com Whistleblowers play a significant role in exposing corporate corruption and fraud. In many cases, it is not uncommon for whistleblowers to experience discrimination and/or harsh mistreatment from other employees as retribution for exposing the employers‚Äô wrongdoing.¬†Current …

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