Whistleblower News: Federal Appeals Court Says The S.E.C.’S Use Of An In-House Judge Violates Defendants’ Rights, $40M Kickback Conspiracy Targeting Military Health Care Programs, Novartis Faces Greek Bribery Lawsuit

A federal appeals court says the S.E.C.’s use of an in-house judge violates defendants’ rights.


The ruling by an appeals court covering Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi applies only in that territory, but it’s the latest challenge to the way the agency handles enforcement actions. read more »

Former South Florida Pharmacy Technician Pleads Guilty to $40 Million Kickback Conspiracy Targeting Military Health Care Programs


A former Palm Beach County pharmacy technician and high-level executive assistant has pleaded guilty to her role in a multi-million-dollar kickback conspiracy that defrauded Tricare and CHAMPVA through a South Florida compounding pharmacy. Tricare and CHAMPVA are the health care benefit programs for the United States Department of Defense and Department of Veterans Affairs. read more »

Novartis faces Greek bribery lawsuit as government prepares to seek compensation


After years of investigating and political finger-pointing, the Greek government is still pressing bribery allegations against Novartis and is now promising legal action. read more »