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FCA Whistleblowers Awarded $392 Million in FY 2017

FCA Whistleblowers Awarded $392 Million in FY 2017

The Department of Justice (DOJ) recently announced that it had paid $392 million in whistleblower awards to individuals in the fiscal year ending on September 30, 2017. This enormous payout to ordinary citizens who made the courageous decision to come forward with... read more

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