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- SEC Whistleblower Program
In 2010, Congress implemented a new act that provides for monetary incentives for whistleblowers who report Securities and Exchange Commission violations. Whistleblowers are individuals with important information about the illegal acts of others.
- Massachusetts Law on Failing to Disclose Defects of Residential Properties
In Massachusetts, sellers of property have certain duties. One such duty is to disclose certain defects of the property. If the seller fails to disclose such defects, the buyer may have remedies available to him or her.
- Medicaid Fraud Investigations in New York
A Medicaid fraud investigation begins long before you are contacted by an investigator. By the time they contact you, the investigators have already conducted interviews and collected all the records they need. At this point, anything you say can and will be used against you.
- Understanding Medicaid Fraud Investigations in New York City
A Medicaid fraud investigation is a serious matter that can lead to criminal charges. You should consult with a Medicaid fraud lawyer before you speak with investigators or turn over any documents.
- Responding to NYC Medicaid Fraud Investigations
If you receive a letter from the NYC Bureau of Fraud Investigation, it means that you are the target of a Medicaid fraud investigation. How you respond to the letter can mean the difference between an inconvenience and a criminal record.
- Filing a False Police Report
Filing a false police report is a crime under federal and state laws. However, the elements necessary to prove this crime and the severity of it vary by jurisdiction.
- What Can Volkswagen Owners Can Do About the Emissions Scandal?
As the Volkswagen Emissions Scandal continues, owners of the diesel engine vehicle can take action by filing a class action lawsuit.
- Yo-Yo Financing in Minnesota
Yo-yo financing is sometimes a result of spot delivery purchases in which a buyer uses in-house financing and drives off the lot with a new vehicle before the actual deal is finalized. This potential scam occurs in Minnesota and throughout the country and leaves subprime borrowers in a vulnerable position.
- Buying a Car? Be Aware of Spot Delivery Scam
This type of car buying scam gets its name from purchasers who are sold vehicles “on the spot.” The dealership says that the buyer has been approved for the vehicle, but he or she is later told that the financing fell through. There may be some consumer protections to help affected buyers, and there are certainly ways to avoid this common scam.
- Hidden Provisions at the Dealership - Is This a Case of Consumer Fraud?
Some auto dealerships have developed a bad reputation for committing fraudulent acts or attempting to trick their customers into making purchases that include hidden provisions. Auto dealerships must comply with a number of state and federal laws pertaining to entering into sales contracts with buyers.