Whistleblower and Government Program Fraud

Whistleblower

A “whistleblower” is a person who exposes wrongful or illegal conduct by individuals or companies.  Unfortunately, whistleblowers often pay a heavy price for their integrity.  Many whistleblowers experience mistreatment through one or more of the following “adverse actions”:

  • Firing or laying off
  • Blacklisting
  • Demotion
  • Denial of overtime or promotion
  • Discipline
  • Denial of benefits
  • Failure to hire or rehire
  • Intimidation / harassment
  • Reassignment affecting prospects for promotion
  • Reduction in pay or hours

If you’ve been mistreated as a whistleblower, you may be entitled to significant compensation.  Brewer, Pritchard & Buckley, P.C. is experienced in fighting for whistleblowers, and we’re ready to listen.  Contact us today for a free consultation.

Government Program Fraud

Each day, companies and individuals are defrauding and abusing government programs.  Whistleblowers who report such conduct may be entitled to recover significant compensation as a reward.  Brewer, Pritchard & Buckley, P.C. is experienced in recovering compensation for Government Program Fraud whistleblowers.

Government Program Fraud occurs in every type of government program including healthcare, military procurement, educational funding, and DOT construction projects—to name just a few.  Examples of government program fraud include:

  • Billing for goods, services, labor, or equipment that were not provided or used
  • Billing for unnecessary goods, services, labor, or equipment
  • Paying kickbacks
  • Falsifying records to obtain payment
  • Using substandard materials
  • Failing to comply with sourcing requirements provided by federal law
  • Inflating estimates to receive inflated contract prices
  • Billing for costs not covered by government programs, such as the costs of advertising, “recruiting,” marketing, or lobbying
  • Failing to meet the performance requirements of a government contract
  • Falsely stating that products used to perform a government contract were “Made in America”
  • Falsely stating that a company is a “Minority-Owned Business” in order to obtain a government contract
  • Unlawfully polluting or improperly disposing of hazardous materials when such conduct exposes military personnel to health risks

If you believe you’ve discovered Government Program Fraud and would like to discuss your options, contact Brewer, Pritchard & Buckley, P.C. today to schedule a free (and fully confidential) consultation.