Whistleblower News: SEC Issues Nearly $3.5M Award To Four Whistleblowers, SEC Charges NVIDIA Corporation, SEC Halts Fraudulent Cryptomining And Trading Scheme, Home Health Company Pays $2.1 M To Resolve False Claims Allegations

SEC Issues Nearly $3.5 Million Award to Four Whistleblowers


The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced a total award of nearly $3.5 million to four whistleblowers who provided information and assistance in a single covered action. read more »

SEC Charges NVIDIA Corporation with Inadequate Disclosures about Impact of Cryptomining


The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced settled charges against technology company NVIDIA Corporation for inadequate disclosures concerning the impact of cryptomining on the company’s gaming business. read more »

SEC Halts Fraudulent Cryptomining and Trading Scheme


The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced fraud charges against MCC International Corp. (MCC), which does business as Mining Capital Coin Corp., its founders Luiz Carlos Capuci, Jr. (aka Junior Caputti or Capuci) and Emerson Souza Pires (Pires), and two other entities controlled by Capuci, CPTLCoin Corp. (CPTLCoin) and Bitchain Exchanges (Bitchain), in connection with the unregistered offerings and fraudulent sales of investment plans called mining packages to thousands of investors. According to the SEC’s complaint, Defendants MCC, Capuci, and Pires allegedly netted at least $8.1 million from the sale of the mining packages and $3.2 million in initiation fees. On April 21, 2022, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida issued a temporary restraining order against all of the defendants and an order freezing defendants’ assets, among other relief. read more »

Home Health Company Operating in Florida Pays $2.1 Million to Resolve False Claims Allegations


On April 29, 2022, SHC Home Health Services of Florida, LLC and its related entities (collectively “Signature HomeNow”) paid $2.1 million to the United States government to settle claims of improperly billing the Medicare Program for home health services provided to beneficiaries living in Florida. read more »