Another Utah Renewable Energy Business Is A Complete Fraud Says DOJ

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A month ago, we reported on news that local Utah company Washake Renewable Energy had fraudulently obtained millions in government renewable energy grants to create energy that the company, in fact, never actually made. This month brings news of yet another Utah company fraudulently profiting off of renewable energy claims that are completely bogus. This [...]

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The Intersection of the Eleventh Amendment and the False Claims Act–A Recurring and Difficult Issue

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One of the most common recurring issues in False Claims Act (FCA) cases is whether the Eleventh Amendment immunizes the defendant from suit. Given the amount of federal funds that flow to other levels of government–states, state agencies, counties, cities, and other quasi-governmental bodies, these entities are frequently the target of FCA cases. Since FCA [...]

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Why Do Certain Companies Routinely Have Problems With Fraud?

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The Washington Post published a recent story about a new working paper from researchers at the Harvard Business School that contained this interesting fact: At least one previous study has found that unethical workers actually have┬álonger┬átenures at companies than ethical ones. Why? Because they tend to be “more productive” by skirting the law. The article [...]

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