April 17, 2014

Penn State Ignores Whistleblower Results in $60 Million In Fines, Wins Vacated from 1998-2011, Massive Loss of Scholarships

According to the Washington Post, National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) President Mark Emmert announced penalties against Penn State, saying that “one of the dangers in our love of sports is that sports themselves can become too big to fail, too big to challenge.”  cmsgo9z  The Executive Committee of the NCAA d474lsk  acts on behalf of the […]

Representative Issa States Whistleblowers Are “Critical” to Learning About Wrongdoing

Fox News carried an interview below with Greta Van Susteren and Representative and House Oversight Committee Chair Darrell Issa, California.  In it, Issa discusses the recently released video of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (AFT) Acting Director, B. Todd Jones’ “thinly veiled” threat to would be whistleblowers.  Jones warns employees that if they do not “play […]

Department of Health and Human Services FDA Spying on Employees Also Violated Agency Rule & Regulation

Below we are releasing several documents to show how the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) management is not just violating the rights of employees and federal law, but also violating agency rule and regulation.  Of which, all Operational Divisions, and the Office of General Counsel are part of a task force writing rule, […]

Department of Health and Human Services Caught Illegally Spying on Employees-No Fear Act Ignored at Agency

88lzp3e I read the New York Times article above about the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Food and Drug Administration spying on their employees, eavesdropping on confidential communications and creation of a hit list.   It brought back memories of having been subjected to the same egregious treatment as a whistleblower that reported fraud, […]

New Survey Shows Financial Services Workers Feel Forced to Compromise Ethics

Labaton Sucharow released the findings of its second survey on whistleblowers and corporate integrity. This time, we decided to expand our scope by surveying 500 professionals, evenly split across the United States and the United Kingdom, working in various segments of the financial services industry. Conducted by Populus in June, Wall Street, Fleet Street and […]

“I.R.S Continues to Stonewall Tax Whistle-Blowers — More”

CEO Note:  The normally sleep inducing, less than sexy, tax fraud world got smokin’ hot this past week.  Maybe it was that little ole health care law that no one wants to call a t-a-x except the Chief Justice.  Or maybe it was our publication; I.R.S Continues to Stonewall Tax Whistleblowers-Fraud by Corporations Harms the […]

Failure of ERISA to Protect Whistleblowers Who Are Legally Required to Report Violations

By Joe Vincoli www.jvdf.org It sounds like a bad joke.  Did you hear the one about the woman who did her job so well, she got fired?  Not funny because it’s a true story.  It happens to ethical employees aka whistleblowers constantly.  Here’s how it could happen to you, if the federal Employee Retirement Income […]

I.R.S Continues to Stonewall Tax Whistleblowers-Fraud by Corporations Harms the Public

By Patrick Carmody, Esq. 7ws3mld Serious concerns have been raised about I.R.S. internal regulations that seem to disincentivize whistleblowers from coming forward, the effect of which is to make rewards discretionary rather than mandatory as the statute requires. At a time of seriously escalating federal deficits, and what seems to be wide-scale tax fraud by […]

Supreme Court Rules Health Care Law Constitutional

The Supreme Court ruled to uphold the President’s Health Care law, including the individual health-insurance mandate, as permissible under Article I, Sec. 8, Clause 1, of the U.S. Constitution, better known as the Taxing and Spending & Commerce Clause.  Slip opinion found here; 11-393c3a2.pdf   The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, may be found here;.  […]

Supreme Court Rules Against Montanta Corrupt Practices Act of 1912

The Supreme Court today, in a 5-4 decision, granted petition for certiorari in the Supreme Court of Montana’s well-reasoned decision opposing Citizens United.  The Court struck down Montana’s Corrupt Practices Act, which forbid corporations from making expenditures in connection with a candidate or a political party that supports or opposes a candidate or a political […]