Criminal & Government Investigations Client Alerts

Client Alert: Cyber Fraud

Client Alert: DOJ Announces $2.7 Million Settlement with Insight Global in Latest Cyber-Fraud Enforcement

Criminal & Government Investigations Client Alerts

In the latest settlement announced by DOJ under its Civil Cyber-Fraud Initiative, Insight Global LLC (Insight), an international staffing and services company, will pay $2.7 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act (FCA) by failing to implement adequate cybersecurity measures to protect personal health information (PHI) and personally identifiable information (PII) under its contracts with the Pennsylvania Department of Health (PADOH). The United States alleged that during the COVID-19 pandemic, PADOH hired Insight Global to provide staffing for COVID-19 contact tracing and paid Insight Global using funds from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. […]

Client Alert DOJ Whistleblower Program

Client Alert: DOJ Whistleblower Pilot Program

Criminal & Government Investigations Client Alerts

The Department of Justice (DOJ) Criminal Division recently unveiled its Whistleblower Pilot Program, signaling a pivotal shift in the landscape of corporate enforcement and accountability. The program is slated to take effect “later this year.” Here’s why you should take notice: 1. A New Era of Incentives The DOJ recognizes that people and corporations respond to incentives. The carrot-and-stick approach, previously seen in the DOJ’s Voluntary Self-Disclosure Program for corporations, now extends to individual whistleblowers. In this spirit, the Whistleblower Pilot Program aims to reward individuals who come forward with significant corporate or financial misconduct that the government is not yet aware of. 2. Financial […]