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Types of Fraud
Types of Fraud
People in all types of work witness companies or individuals defrauding our government every day. Historically most false claims are discovered in the healthcare, defense and financial industries. Whistleblowers who want to help their country can also uncover tax fraud and fraud on government contracts.
Experts estimate these crimes add up to billions of dollars of wasted taxpayer money each year. Healthcare providers, drug companies and medical equipment suppliers overcharge Medicare. People and corporations cheat on their taxes. Defense contractors and other suppliers overcharge for goods and services. If you have knowledge of any of these types of fraud, contact us today for a free evaluation to see if you have a False Claims case.
Top 10 False Claims Cases in 2010
- Allergan - $600 million
- AstraZeneca - $520 million
- Novartis Pharmaceuticals - $422.5 million
- Forest Laboratories - $313 million
- Elan Corporation - $203.5 million
- Teva Pharmaceuticals - $169 million
- WellCare Health Plans - $137.5 million
- Mylan, AstraZeneca & Ortho-McNeil - $124 million
- Omnicare & IVAX Pharmaceuticals - $112 million
- Health Alliance of Greater Cincinnati - $108 million
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Each year, the government loses billions of dollars due to fraud and misconduct of companies and organizations. If you or someone you know has reason to believe that employer or government misconduct is present you may have legal options for compensation. In recent years, whistleblower litigation has helped save billions of government US dollars.
Those who witness these illegal actions have legal options and may seek compensation through litigation. Filing a claim against the entity responsible may result in compensation for the whistleblower that can be up to 25 percent of the government recovery. Billions have been rewarded to whistleblowers!
Whistleblower and false claims lawyers understand that their clients may be overwhelmed by the case and even too stressed to deal with the details of filing a lawsuit or attending trial. For this reason, whistleblower lawyers handle every aspect of the case. Call today to confidentially speak to an attorney.