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December 8, 2017

Posted  December 11, 2017

Louisiana-based Iberiabank Corporation, Iberiabank and Iberiabank Mortgage Company agreed to pay roughly $11.7 million to resolve allegations they violated the False Claims Act by falsely certifying they were complying with Federal requirements in order to obtain insurance on mortgage loans from the Federal Housing Administration.  The allegations originated in a whistleblower lawsuit filed under the qui tam provisions of the False Claims Act by former Iberiabank employees Kelley R. Shackleford and Karen Mills.  They will receive a whistleblower award of roughly $2.2 million from the proceeds of the government’s recovery.  DOJ

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