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Google Lowered Taxes by $2.4 Billion Using European Subsidiaries

Google saved $2.4 billion in worldwide taxes in 2014 by shifting 10.7 billion euros ($12 billion) in international revenues to a Bermuda shell company, regulatory filings show. The amount the the Web-search provider moved through its Dutch subsidiary, Google Netherlands Holdings BV, and then on to Bermuda...

Whistleblower to Collect $50 Million in Olympus Medical Kickback Case

A corporate whistleblower is set to collect $51 million — his share of a massive settlement with Olympus America to resolve charges it gave doctors and hospitals kickbacks to order its medical equipment. John Slowik worked for the imaging giant for 20 years and served as...

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Settlements With Natixis And Societe Generale Totalling Over $56 Million For Defrauding Governments And Nonprofits Across The Country

New York And Connecticut Led Investigation That Uncovered Nationwide Abuses In Municipal Bond Derivatives Market; Latest Settlements Bring Total Paid By Banks To Over $400 Million; Public Sector And Not-For-Profit Victims to Benefit Schneiderman: Schemes Against The Public Sector And Nonprofits Hurt The People They Serve NEW...

Lockheed Martin Agrees To Pay $5 Million To Settle Alleged Violations Of The False Claims Act And The Resource Conservation And Recovery Act

WASHINGTON – Lockheed Martin Corporation and subsidiaries Lockheed Martin Energy Systems and Lockheed Martin Utility Services (collectively, Lockheed Martin) have agreed to pay the United States $5 million to resolve allegations that they violated the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and, in misrepresenting their compliance...

Eight Individuals Arrested for Bribery, Conspiracy, Health Care and Mail Fraud

Yesterday, a federal grand jury returned a 14 count indictment against eight individuals for bribery, conspiracy to commit health care fraud, conspiracy to commit an offense against the United States, mail fraud and aggravated identity theft, announced U.S. Attorney Rosa Emilia Rodríguez-Vélez for the District...

Bondi wins fight over whistleblower case

In a first-of-its-kind case, an appeals court Tuesday upheld Attorney General Pam Bondi's decision to dismiss a long-running whistleblower lawsuit. The issue stems from a lawsuit filed in 2009 by Zoltan Barati againstMotorola Inc. (NYSE: MSI) under the Florida False Claims Act. Such lawsuits — technically known...