False Claims Act Summary for 2019 – Healthcare Fraud

The US Justice Department announced on January 9, 2020, that the agency had recovered more than $3 billion in fiscal year 2019 through cases brought through the False Claims Act. The use of a stronger False Claims Act has led to more than $62 billion in recoveries by the US DOJ since 1986. The qui tam whistleblower pro...

Trump’s Treasury Secretary Mnuchin’s Pasadena-based OneWest Embroiled in False Claims Act Allegations Owing Government Approx. $100 Million Dollars

An interesting case surfaced last week against Trump’s Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and the bank he ran called OneWest, headquartered in Pasadena, California. Mr. Mnuchin led a group that ran OneWest before selling it for $3.4 Billion. In the interim, a former employee of OneWest, Andrew Mitchell, alleged that h...