Kenney & McCafferty focuses its practice exclusively on representing whistleblowers in cases brought under federal and state whistleblower reward programs.

This includes the federal False Claims Act, state False Claims Acts, the SEC/CFTC Whistleblower Programs and the IRS Whistleblower Program.

THE FEDERAL AND STATE FALSE CLAIMS ACTS

The False Claims Act permits individuals to file lawsuits on the government’s behalf in order to recover for fraud committed against government programs. Numerous states have enacted their own False Claims Act legislation.

SEC/CFTC
STATUTE

The SEC/CFTC Whistleblower Statute enacted reward programs for individuals who report actionable violations of the Securities and Exchange Act and the Commodity Exchange Act.

IRS WHISTLEBLOWER
LAW

The Tax Relief and Health Act of 2006 established the Tax Whistleblower Program to provide incentives for people with knowledge of large scale tax underpayment to disclose their information to the IRS.

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