Businesses love catchy slogans, and Walgreens had a memorable one for many years. The iconic national pharmacy chain -- in business for well over a century – long reminded customers visiting company stores that they were “at the corner of happy and healthy.”
A wealth of empirical data underscores the sharp degree to which federal regulators and law enforcers are focused upon government-directed fraud.
How prominent is the role played by individual whistleblowers in money recoveries targeting fraud committed against the United States?
“Demise of the OVPD” kind of sounds like a sci-fi holiday movie opening, doesn’t it?
Well, that set-in-stone and underscored deadline of September 28 came and passed. The earth still orbits the sun. People still go about their lives today largely as they did before that calendar date faded into the background.
The incentive has certainly existed for whistleblowers to report securities fraud since the inception of the federal Dodd-Frank Act several years ago.
What a mess, replete with conflicting stories, high-value damage figures and complex intellectual properties to boot.
We pose this question to our readers today concerning a centrally powerful federal agency: Do you automatically think of candor, an open information flow and public access to key data in any discussion focused upon the United States National Security Agency?
The federal Commodity Futures Trading Commission is clearly sounding its horn a bit via comments it recently put forward concerning a fraud-related action. The CFTC spotlighted earlier this month its first-ever anti-fraud enforcement action targeting the virtual currency Bitcoin.
Criminal fraud defense spans a truly wide universe of alleged misconduct, ranging broadly from client advocacy focused on mortgage, bank and health care fraud to schemes involving the Internet, insurance, the U.S. mail system and more.