Whistleblower News: US Supreme Court To Weigh Key Standard In Whistleblower Fraud Cases, SEC Charges Crypto Asset Trading Platform Bittrex, Sibley Hospital And Johns Hopkins Health System Settle Allegations Of Improper Compensation Arrangements

US Supreme Court to weigh key standard in whistleblower fraud cases


The U.S. Supreme Court was set on Tuesday to consider a bid by whistleblowers to revive lawsuits accusing pharmacy operators of pocketing millions of taxpayer dollars by knowingly overbilling government health insurance programs for prescription drugs. read more »

SEC Charges Crypto Asset Trading Platform Bittrex and its Former CEO for Operating an Unregistered Exchange, Broker, and Clearing Agency


The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged crypto asset trading platform Bittrex, Inc. and its co-founder and former CEO William Shihara for operating an unregistered national securities exchange, broker, and clearing agency. The SEC also charged Bittrex, Inc.’s foreign affiliate, Bittrex Global GmbH, for failing to register as a national securities exchange in connection with its operation of a single shared order book along with Bittrex. read more »

Sibley Hospital and Johns Hopkins Health System Settle Allegations of Improper Compensation Arrangements


Sibley Hospital (Sibley) and its parent company, Johns Hopkins Health System (Johns Hopkins), have agreed to pay the United States $5 million to resolve allegations arising from claims that Sibley submitted to the Medicare Program, the Justice Department announced today. read more »