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No, Companies Cannot Prevent You from Reporting Securities Fraud to the Government

By McCabe Rabin, P.A. |

We previously wrote about common types of securities fraud and how to report that fraud. Oftentimes, companies try to prevent employees or others from reporting any securities law violations. A company that makes such attempts, however, is committing a further securities violation. Rule 21F-17 Under the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (“SEC”) Rules and… Read More »

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Blowing the Whistle on Money Laundering

By McCabe Rabin, P.A. |

South Florida is the money laundering capital of the world. Each year, crooked banks, bankers and criminal enterprises move millions of dollars of illicit funds through South Florida banks. In the process, they convert unusable criminal proceeds into seemingly “clean” laundered cash. As whistleblower lawyers, we have received numerous calls over the years from… Read More »

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An Update on Pandemic-Related Contract Litigation

By McCabe Rabin, P.A. |

Earlier this year, we wrote about “acts of God” and force majeure clauses. At the time, we anticipated that the Covid-19 pandemic and resulting shutdown orders would lead to significant litigation regarding these terms. While the pandemic is now in its eighth month, courts have begun rendering opinions on whether the pandemic will excuse… Read More »

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Looking to Serve or Volunteer in Election 2020? Here Are 4 Ways to Help

By McCabe Rabin, P.A. |

Become a Poll Worker (nonpartisan, paid position). Poll workers are responsible for ensuring that all polling locations are administered consistent with Florida election laws and the county Supervisor of Elections’ policies and procedures. While the titles and duties for poll workers vary by county, the most typical positions are clerk, assistant clerk, inspector and… Read More »

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A Day Off to Vote (#DOV) – Florida

By McCabe Rabin, P.A. |

How can your firm or business ensure that its employees will have the time and opportunity to cast their ballots in Election 2020? Join the 60 firms* participating in our nonpartisan project and give your employees “A Day Off to Vote.” It can be Election Day or an early voting day. Any amount of time off… Read More »

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Yachts, Strip Clubs, and Fast Cars: An Analysis of the First 56 Cases Alleging PPP Fraud

By McCabe Rabin, P.A. |

The Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”), which was implemented as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (“CARES”) Act, has been a predictable target for waste, fraud, and abuse. Whistleblowers who report this fraud will play a vital role in uncovering any wrongdoing. As of September 30, 2020, just 6 months after the… Read More »

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Qui Tam Cases Settle for $17.9 Million

By McCabe Rabin, P.A. |

McCabe Rabin, P.A. announces the settlement of three related qui tam whistleblower cases: United States of America, et al., ex rel. Hood v. Lexisnexis Coplogic Solutions, Inc., Civil Case No. 18-cv-20211 (S.D. Fla.) State of Florida, ex rel. Hood, v. Lexisnexis Coplogic Solutions, Inc.; Civil Case: 18-CA-001950 (Florida State Court, 2d Judicial Circuit) State… Read More »

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Government Issues Preliminary Report on Coronavirus Relief Fraud

By McCabe Rabin, P.A. |

On September 1, 2020, the Congressional Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis released a preliminary analysis of potential waste, fraud and abuse issues in the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), which was implemented as part of the massive Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Under the PPP Program, the federal government provided more… Read More »

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Ryon McCabe speaks at Qui Tam Seminars

By McCabe Rabin, P.A. |

Firm partner Ryon McCabe was recently invited as a guest speaker at two seminars on Qui Tam Whistleblower cases. In December 2019, the Federal Bar Association in Orlando hosted a seminar titled, “What is a Qui Tam?” How the False Claims Act impacts your practice.” The seminar featured a defense lawyer, a whistleblower lawyer… Read More »

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Jury Trials in the Covid-19 Pandemic

By McCabe Rabin, P.A. |

Jury trials in Florida have been suspended since March 16, 2020, and as of early August, the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of abating. At a virtual meeting of the Florida Bar Board of Governors on July 17, in fact, Chief Justice Charles Canady indicated that it is “unrealistic” that jury trials will resume… Read More »

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