Whistleblower News: Bayer To Pay $40M To Resolve The Alleged Use Of Kickbacks And False Statements, Mastermind Of Navy Bribery Scheme Escapes House Arrest Just Weeks Ahead Of Sentencing, $77M COVID-19 And Allergy Testing Scheme

Bayer to Pay $40 Million to Resolve the Alleged Use of Kickbacks and False Statements Relating to Three Drugs


Bayer Corporation, an Indiana corporation and manufacturer of pharmaceutical products, and its related entities, Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc., Bayer HealthCare LLC and Bayer AG (collectively “Bayer”), have agreed to pay $40 million to resolve alleged violations of the False Claims Act in connection with the drugs Trasylol, Avelox and Baycol. read more »

Mastermind of Navy bribery scheme escapes house arrest just weeks ahead of sentencing


Leonard Francis, the former military contractor known as "Fat Leonard" who orchestrated the largest corruption scandal in US Navy history, is on the run after escaping house arrest in San Diego by cutting off his GPS monitoring ankle bracelet, according to the US Marshals Service. read more »

Medical Technology Company President Convicted in $77 Million COVID-19 and Allergy Testing Scheme


A federal jury convicted the president of a Silicon Valley-based medical technology company yesterday of participating in a scheme to mislead investors, commit health care fraud, and pay illegal kickbacks in connection with the submission of over $77 million in false and fraudulent claims for COVID-19 and allergy testing. read more »