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SCOTUS Wants US View on Whistleblower’s Medicare Upcode Claims

The US Supreme Court on Monday invited the US solicitor general to express the government’s views on whether whether a False Claims Act whistleblower adequately alleged that a diagnosis coding firm and several home health-care companies overbilled Medicare under an upcoding scheme.

Lawyer Acted Recklessly When He Informed on ENRC to SFO (1)

A criminal defense lawyer at the heart of a bitter dispute between a Kazakh miner and UK prosecutors acted in “reckless breach of duty,” when he gave up information on his own client to the Serious Fraud Office, a London judge ruled.

Depp’s Choice of Virginia Trial in Heard Lawsuit Shows Strategy

Johnny Depp’s attorneys made a strategic move in hauling Amber Heard into a court in Virginia even though they both live in California. It was likely a deliberate ploy to take advantage of the weaknesses in Virginia’s anti-SLAPP law, which is meant to protect free speech.

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Billions Zapped Away With Tax Cheating Software

Some restaurants and bars are skimming $30 billion dollars in sales tax annually through software called a tax zapper. We explain what zappers are, how they work, and how to put an end to them.

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