Siants, Sinners & Heroes by Brian Mahany

Saints, Sinners & Heroes

Covert Ops in the War Against the C-Suite Mafia

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Whistleblowers are the elite among heroes - Saints chronicles how they right wrongs, survive and thrive.
- Brian Mahany

Chapter List

Section One: The Whistleblower Toolbox
The Federal False Claims Act
What it all Means and How It Works
Medicare Fraud
Medicare Fraud and Ambulance Services
When Competitors Become Whistleblowers
Firs to File Bar
Size of Whistleblower Award "Relator Share"
Finance and Banks
Damages and Collectability
What Motivates Whistleblowers
Government Contracts
Repeat Offenders
Reverse False Claims
The Future of the False Claims Act
The Financial Institutions Reform Recovery and Enforcement Act (FIRREA)
The Future of FIRREA
Securities Exchange Commission (SEC)
Lawyers and Compliance Officers as Whistleblowers
Commodities Futures Trade Commission (CFTC)
The IRS Whistleblower Program
Act to Prevent Dumping from Ships
Section Two: State Programs
State Programs
Wisconsin Takes a Giant Step
Maryland's New False Claims Act
Vermont's New False Claims Act
Kentucky Legislation
Taxes and State False Claims Act
California Insurance Fraud Prevention Act
Section Three: Retaliation Against Whistleblowers
Introduction to Retaliation
Whistleblower Isolation
Whistleblower Termination
Elimination of Position
Set Up for Failure
Blacklisting Whistleblowers
Character Assassination
Death and Physical Injury
False Claims Act Protections
Section Four: Whistleblower Protection
Advice to Potential Whistleblowers
State False Claims Act Anti-Retaliation Remedies
Anti-Retaliation and the IRS Whistleblower Program
Anti-Retaliation and the SEC Whistleblower Program
Silencing the Whistleblower
Section Five: Whistleblower Hotline Traps, Expensive Mistakes and Moral Quandaries
Employee Hotlines
Telephone Hotlines
Federal Medicare Fraud and Other Hotlines
State Fraud Hotlines
Apathy and "Moral" Conflict
Conventional Reporting
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The Reigning King of Whistleblower Actions across the U.S.
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