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|045||COVID Fraud||SBA and OIG||Charges for fraud related to PPP and EIDL programs|
With more than 1 trillion dollars in funding for businesses, more government investigations underway, and more charges for white-collar crime.
|044||Pill Mills||DEA||Maryland Nurses Busted for Running Pill Mill|
The DEA does not tolerate any type of drug distribution, including inappropriate prescriptions.
|043||U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division and Office of Inspector General||Justice Department Sues Google for anti-competitive practices|
The U.S. Justice Department sues Google for anti-competitive practices. Prosecutors allege Google manipulated its way to the top by denying rivals equal access to the industry.
|042||Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation||U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Commerce Office of Inspector General, Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of Inspector General||Pilgrim’s Pride fined $108 million for antitrust violations.|
After a multi-year investigation, Pilgrim’s Pride Chicken fined $108 million for antitrust violations. Pilgrim’s Pride and others conspired to keep broiled chicken prices high despite the market’s demand.
|041||Perfect Point Corporation, South Coast Gymnastics||The Department of Industrial Relations Division of Labor Standards Enforcement, California Labor Commissioner’s Office||Two Olympic gymnasts fined for Wage Theft and violating Employee Protection Laws|
Two Olympic gymnasts fined for Wage Theft and violating Employee Protection Laws
|040||Michael Wibracht, Ruben Villarreal||SBA, Procurement Collusion Strike Force||Michael Wibracht, Ruben Villarreal SBA Fraud|
SBA Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned set-aside fraud on federal government contracting program.
|039||Texas Heart Hospital of the Southwest LLP, THHBP Management Company, LLC||Department of Justice Civil Division, Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General||Texas Heart Hospital False Claims Act scheme|
$48 million settlement in Texas Heart Hospital False Claims Act scheme where hospital referred patients to other medical providers in which they had a vested financial interest.
|038||Barton Schack, Regent Medical Properties, Bank Fraud||Federal Bureau of Investigation, Internal Revenue Service – Criminal Investigation||Barton Schack, Regent Medical Properties, Bank Fraud|
Barton Schack, Regent Medical Properties, Bank Fraud in Bergen County, NJ leads to prison.
|037||HSBC agreed to pay $601 million for abusive mortgage practices||U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, The Federal Reserve Bank||HSBC agreed to pay $601 million for abusive mortgage practices|
The federal government announced HSBC agreed to pay $601 million in fines and other penalties related to its abusive mortgage practices.
|036||Ripple Labs||SEC||SEC Sues Ripple Labs For $1.3 billion|
SEC Sued Ripple Labs for $1.3 billion for selling unregistered securities
|035||Federal Trade Commission||FTC||FTC Red Flag Rules|
The FTC Red Flag Rules require business that offer credit to document their procedures.
|034||Los Angeles County Bureau of Investigation||Los Angeles County Bureau of Investigation||High School Principal Kyle Douglas Charged with Theft|
Authorities charged Kyle Douglas, a High school principal, with theft. Principal kept funds intended for school trip. Principal accepted money for unapproved use of school property.
|033||(Removed)||Bribery case study||Removed|
We’ve removed this case study because it is no longer relevant.
|032||Walter Kidde Portable Equipment, Inc.||Consumer Products Safety Commission||Consumer Products Safety Commission Investigated Kidde|
Consumer Products Safety Commission Investigated Kidde, resulting in $12 fine and recall on fire extinguishers
|031||Philadelphia Wholesale Produce Market||FBI / IRS||Embezzlement and Tax Fraud: Caesar DiCrecchio|
Embezzlement and Tax Fraud: Caesar DiCrecchio caught stealing from Philadelphia Wholesale Produce Market
|030||Venture Capital Investments, LLC, David Wagner, Breonna Clark d/b/a Eliot Clark d/b/a Alexander Pak, Cliniflow Technologies, LLC, Downing, Marc Lawrence,||Commodity Futures Trading Commission||Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme Leads to $12 million in Fines|
Bitcoin Ponzi scheme leads to $12 million in fines for business owners
|029||Stephen Todd Reisinger, C&J Well Services||OSHA||OSHA Worker Fatality Guilty Plea|
“Stephen Todd Reisinger exposed to OSHA investigation and guilty plea.
Agency Profiled: OSHA
|028||ETA Computer||FBI||Timothy Semones Embezzlement Conviction|
While working as a CFO for ETA Computer Timothy Semones was charged with embezzlement.
|027||Boeing||FAA, Dept. of Transportation Office of Inspector General||Boeing fined $2.5 billion for conspiracy to defraud|
“Boeing fined $2.5 billion for conspiracy to defraud when two employees deceived federal regulators investigating two separate plane crashes.
|026||Unlimited Medical Research, Dr. Yvelice Villaman Bencosme, Lisett Raventos||Food and Drug Administration, Office of Criminal Investigation||Florida Doctors Plead Guilty to Medical Research Fraud|
Two Florida Doctors Plead Guilty to Medical Research Fraud and receive hefty prison sentences.
|025||Worley and Obetz / Fulton Bank||FBI||Fulton Bank, Fraudulent Loans, Worley & Obitz|
Case study on Fulton Bank, Fraudulent Loans, Worley & Obetz. Scheme led to $65 million in losses and bankruptcy.
|024||Spectra Logic Corporation||FBI||Cyber-criminals Seek $3.6 million In Ransomware Attack|
Cyber-Criminals seek $3.6 million in a ransomware attack on IT company Spectra Logic. Spectra Logic fights back.
|023||Harvest Moon Financial, Gentle Breeze Online, Green Stream Lending||FTC|
Payday Lender Banned by Federal Trade Commission
Learn about a Payday Lender banned by Federal Trade Commission in connection with predatory lending practices.
|022||Empire Financial, Vista Enterprises||SEC||Serving on Board of Directors|
Learn the basic principles and critical considerations before serving on a Board of Directors
|021||Blue Bell Ice Cream||FDA||Blue Bell Ice Cream’s Fraud and Conspiracy from Improper Disclosure|
Explaining how a CEO’s neglect led to Blue Bell Ice Cream’s Fraud and Conspiracy from Improper Disclosure
|020||Peter Szatmari, David Sechovicz, Banc De Binary||CFTC / SEC||Binary Options Marketer and CFTC Investigation|
Binary Options Marketer and CFTC Investigation lead to millions in fines for deceptive marketing with binary options transactions.
|019||Stericycle||EPA||Stericycle EPA Investigation|
Stericycle EPA Investigation leads to violations of the Clean Air Act, consent degree costing company more than $2 million.
|018||Charles Jones / Lawyer-Wealth Advisor / Ponzi||FBI / SEC / DOJ / BOP||The Emotional Consequences of Criminal Behavior|
A first-person narrative about the emotional consequences of criminal behavior.
|017||David Shulick DVHS Mgmt||DOJ / FBI / IRS / US Dept of Education||Embezzlement due to Inadequate Compliance by a Federal Contractor|
Teach how a failure in leadership may lead to charges for embezzlement due to inadequate compliance by a federal contractor.
|016||Stiefel Labs||SEC||Stiefel Labs SEC Charges|
Examine Stiefel Labs’ SEC Charges and inadequate internal protections
|015||JP Morgan||FBI / DOJ / CFTC||Market Manipulation Charges Against JP Morgan|
Learn how cheating while trading on U.S. capital markets led to market manipulation charges against JP Morgan and several traders employed by the company.
|014||Keystone Biofuels||EPA / IRS / FBI||Fraudulent Claims for Tax Credits|
Educate why adhering to principled practices may protect against fraudulent claims for Biofuel Tax Credits.
|013||Merit||DOJ Civil Division / HHS-OIG / FBI||Merit Medical Systems and Whistleblower|
Profile of Merit Medical Systems and whistleblower that reported on illegal payments, raising risk levels for all.
|012||George Matus, Peter Matus / Investor Relations||SEC||Insider Trading Laws and SEC Rule 10b-5|
Examining how corporate officers violated Insider Trading Laws and SEC Rule 10b-5 by exploiting confidential non-public information.g of their securities in the capital markets.
|011||Jose Aman / Natural Diamonds / Eagle / Argyle Coin||SEC / DOJ||Ponzi Scheme in Diamonds and Cryptocurrency|
Learn how soliciting investors into a Ponzi scheme in diamonds and cryptocurrency promising high returns led to serious criminal charges.
|010||Argos USA LLC||DOJ||Anti-Trust Law Violations|
Learn how emphasizing due diligence and compliance can help avoid Antitrust Law violations.
|009||Allscripts Healthcare||DOJ||HIPAA Infractions|
Learn how failing to strictly abide by rules and regulations may lead to HIPAA infractions.
|008||Agee Fisher Barrett||IRS-CI / USPS||Real Estate Syndicator and Tax Preparer Violate Federal Tax laws|
Real estate syndicators and tax preparers violate Federal Tax Laws by abusing loopholes and deductions.
|007||Schneider Electric Buildings Americas||GSA-OIG / NCIS||Violating Anti-Corruption and Anti-Kickback Laws |
Failure to implement compliance programs can lead to violating Anti-Corruption and Anti-Kickback laws.
|006||USP Labs Supplement Company||FDA / DOJ||Breaking FDA Rules|
Understand how breaking FDA rules led to criminal prosecution for USP Labs.
|005||Deck Won Kang /||DAPA / DOJ||Violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act|
Bribery of international officials can lead to violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
|004||Workrite||FBI / DOJ||Violating the False Claims Act|
Learn the necessary precautions for a government contractor to protect against violating the False Claims Act.
|003||Eaze Technologies, Inc., James Patterson, Hamid Akhavan, Rueben Weigand||FBI / US Treasury Department||Eaze Cannabis CEO Bank Fraud Scheme|
Learn about a cannabis CEO caught up in a $100 million bank fraud scheme.
|002||Rising Eagle Capital Group LLC, J Squared Telecom LLC, Only Web Leads LLC, Rising Phoenix Group, Rising Phoenix Holdings, RPG Leads, Rising Eagle Capital Group, John C. Spiller, Jakob A. Mears||FCC||Telemarketing Fraud|
Learn how mistakes that violate federal law can bring disastrous consequences including government investigations, fines, and the potential for charges of white-collar crime.
|001||Keith Berman / Decision Diagnostics Corp. (DECN)||DOJ / SEC||Defrauding Investors|
Learn consequences that follow for people that provide false or misleading information to investors: CEO of Decision Diagnostics Corp
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