TLNT Webinar

Recruiting and Placing Whistleblowers: Bounty and Options for Reporting Fraud, Waste and Abuse

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When an employee becomes aware that an employer or supplier may have committed fraud, it can be scary. Potential whistleblowers often believe their options are limited and are fearful of both reporting, and not reporting, the fraud.

Many individuals who find themselves in this situation are unware that they can pursue a whistleblower case. With the right lawyer,  a case is of no out of pocket cost to the whistleblower and isn’t  a significant drain on time.  Additionally, a whistleblower (or qui tam) action can provide financial and reputational rewards and protections to individuals for providing information that a company, hospital or individual has defrauded the government.

In this webinar, we’ll take a look at the current Whistleblower Statutes, including the IRS Whistleblower and SEC Whistleblower Acts, and talk about what it means to file a case.  We’ll examine some examples of actual Whistleblower cases and the consequences for whistleblowers.

Join our free webinar on Thurday, October 15 for an overview of the whistleblower statutes and insight into the filing and consequeneces of whistleblower cases.

Our expert speaker, Shauna Itri, will share her expertise in how the whistleblower laws work and how they serve as fraud enforcement tools. You’ll also learn how to

  •                Spot whistleblowers when recruiting and placing clients.  
  •                Provide clients with an additional opportunity to report fraud, protect their reputation, do the “right” thing, and earn a bounty at no cost or significant time commitment.
  •                Explain the pros/cons of being a whistleblower and NOT being a whistleblower.

Who should attend?

HR professionals with a desire to learn more about the legal framework surrounding whistleblowing should join us on Thurday, October 15.

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Presented by:

Shauna Itri

Shauna concentrates her practice on complex litigation, specifically representing whistleblowers in qui tam law suits in state and federal courts throughout the United States and tax and securities whistleblowers with claims under the IRS and SEC whistleblower programs. She has worked on a variety of whistleblower cases involving fraud, waste and abuse on the government, including a series of whistleblower cases against large drug companies for fraudulent Medicare and Medicaid drug pricing which has returned well over $1 billion to state and federal governments.

Shauna is presently an adjunct professor, teaching a white collar crime and corporate deviance course at Widener University (and formerly Villanova University).  She was named a "Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Rising Star" from 2010-2014 by Philadelphia Magazine and selected as a "Lawyer on the Fast Track" by the Legal Intelligencer in 2013. She was placed on Philadelphia's First Judicial District's 2010 Roll of Honor for Pro Bono Service for her service in the community, including acting as a volunteer attorney for the Education Law Center, Veterans Pro Bono Consortium, the Homeless Advocacy Project, and HIAS.