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DOJ Smackdown of COVID-19 Fraud

Posted  08/25/23
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On Wednesday (August 23), the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced significant progress in its ongoing effort to combat COVID-19 fraud.  The agency reported a nationwide, coordinated three-month sweep resulting in more than 700 enforcement actions involving hundreds of defendants, covering more than $800 million in alleged COVID-19 fraud. According to the government, these actions largely involved going after...

CFTC Targets Cybersecurity and Environmental Fraud

Posted  07/6/23
Commodity Futures Trading Commission Logo with Orange Background
Last week, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced the creation of two new task forces.  One is the Cybersecurity and Emerging Technologies Task Force, to address fraud relating to cybersecurity and other emerging technologies.  The other is the Environmental Fraud Task Force, to go after environmental fraud and misconduct in derivatives and relevant spot markets.  The CFTC is the federal agency...

CFTC Whistleblower Alert: Whistleblowers Wanted Relating to Misconduct in Carbon Markets

Posted  06/22/23
Commodity Futures Trading Commission Logo
On Tuesday, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) issued a Whistleblower Alert calling for help in identifying fraud or manipulation in the carbon markets.  The CFTC is the principal federal watchdog for fraud involving the commodities markets.  Under the CFTC Whistleblower Program, those who voluntarily provide information that leads to a successful CFTC enforcement action are entitled to an award of up...

America’s Whistleblower Programs are a Beacon for International Whistleblowers

Posted  09/28/22
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Constantine Cannon whistleblower partner Mary Inman and associate Liz Soltan wrote a guest post for the Taxpayers Against Fraud blog about the role of international whistleblowers in providing an increasing number of tips under the various American whistleblower reward programs. The U.S. leads the world in enlisting whistleblowers as force-multipliers to help law enforcement and regulators detect and root out fraud...

Top 5 Reasons Why Nurses Make Great Whistleblowers

Posted  02/22/22
hospital staff
Nurses are rightly getting a lot of attention lately for the courageous and essential role they are playing on the front-line during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Whether in hospitals, nursing homes, hospices, or as home health workers, nurses are finally “learning what they are worth,” even as private equity firms seek to profit from nurses’ increased wage-earning power.  As reported by STAT, Congress is now...

Attention Auto Safety whistleblowers: Elon Musk wants you to “Blow the Whistle on Tesla!”

Posted  02/11/22
Elon Musk
Lioness listed the above NFT artwork “Blow the Whistle” by London-based artist Jason Measures for auction here in tandem with its publication of the story of SpaceX whistleblower Ashley Kosak.
Earlier this year, Constantine Cannon whistleblower partners Mary Inman and Poppy Alexander teamed up with Ariella Steinhorn and Amber Scorah, principals of the exciting new media venture Lioness, to expose how Elon...

Vote Here Now for the 2021 Whistleblower of the Year

Posted  12/21/21
THANK YOU FOR VOTING FOR THE 2021 WHISTLEBLOWER OF THE YEAR. POLLS ARE NOW CLOSED AND WE ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THAT REALITY WINNER IS OUR 2021 WINNER!
Whistleblower Insider wants to hear from you on who should be honored as our 2021 Whistleblower of the Year.  As in past years, we are especially interested in those individuals who best encapsulate the qualities of the typical whistleblower — courage,...

Read the Essay Submitted by Spencer VanHoose in the Second Annual Law School Scholarship Contest

Posted  12/9/21
The Constantine Cannon whistleblower team is pleased to share with you the Fourth Place Winner of the firm's Second Annual Law School Whistleblower Essay Contest.  That award goes to Spencer VanHoose, a first-year student at West Virginia University College of Law, Class of 2024. Spencer received a Bachelor of Science (magna cum laude) from Shepherd University in West Virginia, with a major in Political Science...

The New ENABLERS Act May Be a Backdoor Way to Expand the Anti-Money Laundering Whistleblower Program

Posted  10/14/21
By Sarah “Poppy” Alexander
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In The Hill this week, I argue that the newly proposed ENABLERS Act is a lot more powerful than even its authors seem to realize.  The proposed law would effectively expand the Bank Secrecy Act to apply the same reporting requirements currently imposed on banks to all sorts of actors who enable (get it?) money laundering: lawyers, investment advisers, accountants, art dealers, public relations firms, and the like. ...

Passage of “Silenced No More Act” Poised to Usher in New Era of Transparency, Where California Whistleblowers Will No Longer be Gagged by Overly Broad Non-Disclosure Agreements and Non-Disparagement Clauses and Can More Freely Report Corporate Fraud

Posted  09/24/21
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On Monday, August 30th, the California Legislature took a giant leap forward in promoting transparency, corporate accountability, and integrity by passing Senate Bill 331, the “Silenced No More Act,” which is soon to be one of the country’s most advanced laws redressing the insidious role NDAs and other concealment and non-disparagement clauses have played in preventing whistleblowers from speaking up about...
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