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Whistleblower News: Tenet False Claims, Crypto Scheme, Juul

02/12/2020

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Tenet Healthcare and Affiliated California Hospital to Pay $1.41 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations for Implanting Unnecessary Cardiac Monitors

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

The settlement resolves allegations filed in a lawsuit by Michael Grace, a former DRMC employee, under the qui tam provisions of the False Claims Act, which permit private individuals to sue for false claims on behalf of the government and to share in any recovery. read more »

SEC Charges Orchestrator of Cryptocurrency Scheme Ensnaring Physicians

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

The Securities and Exchange Commission today filed charges against an Ohio-based businessman who allegedly orchestrated a digital asset scheme that defrauded approximately 150 investors, including many physicians. read more »

Juul Bought Ads Appearing on Cartoon Network and Other Youth Sites, Suit Claims

NEW YORK TIMES

The case, brought by Massachusetts after a lengthy investigation, presents some of the strongest evidence the vaping company was marketing to teenagers. read more »