The False Claims Act is the United States’ primary tool for prosecuting fraud against the government. A whistleblower who provides information that leads to a successful recovery can potentially receive between 15% and 30% of the amount recovered by the government in a qui tam action.
Anyone with information of a suspected securities law violation can potentially receive an award of between 10% and 30% of the monetary sanctions collected by the SEC in an enforcement action or a related action.
A whistleblower who provides information of a possible violations of the Commodity Exchange Act can potentially receive an award of between 10% and 30% of the amount of monetary sanctions collected by the CFTC in an enforcement action or a related action.
Whistleblowers with specific and credible information regarding tax violations can potentially receive an award of 15% and 30% of the proceeds collected from a noncompliant taxpayer that is attributable to the whistleblower's information.
The United States government will pay a reward of up to $1.6 million to whistleblowers who provide information about fraud involving a federally insured financial institution.
Employees and contractors of manufacturers, part suppliers or dealerships can potentially receive an award for reporting vehicle safety defects, noncompliance with federal safety standards or violations of the Vehicle Safety Act.
Utilizing their collective experience in complex whistleblower litigation and trial work, YLG has developed expertise in complex class actions, particularly in the areas of healthcare fraud, securities fraud, anti-trust and employment litigation.