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The Importance of Whistleblowers to Help Detect Crime and Fraud

By McCabe Rabin, P.A. |

Whistleblowers are people who expose activities that are considered unethical or illegal. Some government programs, like Medicare, rely heavily on whistleblowers to uncover criminal activity. In a recent interview, former Attorney General Jeff Sessions said more than 10 percent of Medicare’s budget is lost to waste and fraud. He went on to state that… Read More »

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Securities Arbitration in Florida

By McCabe Rabin, P.A. |

If a registered securities broker-dealer or financial advisor has mismanaged your financial assets through a breach of duty or industry standards, and has caused you to suffer losses, you may be interested in exploring avenues of legal recourse. Securities-arbitration claims with a registered firm, however, are not resolved through litigation in court, but rather… Read More »

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Florida Qui Tam Actions: Illegal Activities and Penalties Arising Under the Florida False Claims Act

By McCabe Rabin, P.A. |

The Florida False Claims Act (FFCA), Florida Statutes §68.081 – §68.092, is modeled after the federal False Claims Act  that helps people sue and recover from fraudulent activity committed against Florida state government entities. The FFCA allows a whistleblower (also called a “relator”) to file a qui tam whistleblower lawsuit if they are aware… Read More »

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How does the IRS Whistleblower Program Work?

By McCabe Rabin, P.A. |

In some cases, the IRS will pay an award to people who “blow the whistle” on people who don’t pay the taxes they owe. The IRS relies on information provided to them to investigate some of these cases, which can pay off for the whistleblower with an award of up to 30 percent of… Read More »

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