False Claims Act
Cisco Settles With Whistleblower in Cyber Case
The $1 million payout to a Danish security expert is believed to be the first in a cybersecurity case brought under the False Claims Act.
Insys to Pay $225M to Settle Painkiller Probes
The maker of the fentanyl spray Subsys "is being held responsible for its role in fueling the opioid epidemic," a prosecutor says.
Kmart Fined $32.3 Million Over Rx Drug Fraud
The case arose from a whistleblower who alleged Kmart was overcharging Medicare customers for generic drugs.
Olympus Fined $623M Over Bribery Scheme
The medical device maker was accused of paying bribes and kickbacks to doctors and hospital administrators to win new business.
Judge Tosses Ex-Moody’s Exec’s Suit Over Ratings
The whistleblower suit alleged Moody's issued false credit ratings on complex securities, costing the U.S. government billions.
Kindred Healthcare to Pay $125M Over Medicare Fraud
Patients "are entitled to receive care that is dictated by their clinical needs rather than the fiscal interests of healthcare providers," said the DoJ.
Novartis Settles Kickback Charges for $370M
The Swiss drug maker allegedly turned specialty pharmacies into a "biased sales force" for its medications.
Fifth Third Settles Fraud Charges for $85M
The Cincinnati bank was accused of waiting too long to report that more than 1,400 mortgage loans were defective, resulting in federal insurance losses.