Virginia Whistleblowers

First Annual Virginia Fraud Against Taxpayers Act CLE is a success!

First Annual Virginia Fraud Against Taxpayers Act CLE is a success!I am pleased to report that the Virginia Fraud Against Taxpayers Act CLE seminar at the Office of the Attorney General was an overwhelming success, with more than 78 attendees […]

AN EMPIRICAL LOOK AT THE ARGUMENTS THAT KILLED THE MARYLAND FALSE CLAIMS ACT

AN EMPIRICAL LOOK AT THE ARGUMENTS THAT KILLED THE Maryland FALSE CLAIMS ACT As regular readers of this blog will recall, in the 2008 legislative session, the Maryland False Claims Act failed by a single vote in the full Senate, […]

The Medicaid Fraud Control Unit of Virginia’s Office of the Attorney General produces a new brochure

Virginia’s award-winning Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU) today published a new brochure designed to inform the public about its mission and goals.  Click here to view the

Taxpayers Against Fraud Announces the Agenda for its Eighth Annual Conference in September

This week Taxpayers Against Fraud announced the agenda for their Eighth Annual Conference, set to take place from September 7-10 at the Marriott at Metro Center here in Washington, D.C.Among the many highlights, Michael T. Judge, the Deputy Director of Virginia’s award-winning […]

Four New States Join the “Deficit Reduction Club”

This week, the Office of the Inspector General issued 10 new state false claims act review letters.  Of the 10 reviews, four new states joined the DRA club–California, Indiana, Rhode Island, and Georgia–and the remaining six were denied entry. There are […]

New Opinion from the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia interprets Virginia’s Nonsuit Statute in the qui tam context

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The Marine Habitat and Waterways Improvement Fund and the Virginia Fraud Against Taxpayers Act

One loyal reader recently pointed out that this blog might have unintentionally drifted from one of its stated goals–namely, to give practice examples of the myriad situations in which Virginia Fraud Against Taxpayers Act might be useful. Today’s example concerns […]

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia Ranks in Top Five District Courts for Qui Tam Filings

I had heard it said before that the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia ranked in the top five districts for qui tam filings, but I now have located the proof. The statistic comes from this