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Whistleblowers can help fight telecom fraud against the government.

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There are many different government programs and acts that provide telecommunications companies with financial aid aimed at facilitating accessible and affordable telecommunications services throughout the country. Sadly, there are also many instances of some telecommunications providers abusing these programs for their own profits while failing to supply the needed telecom services or support.

Brave individuals have helped fight this type of abuse in the past by speaking out. If you believe you have evidence of a telecommunications service provider cheating the government, call Carolina Whistleblower Attorneys at 1-888-292-8852 for a free and confidential case evaluation. We will listen to your concerns and can help you strategize about next steps.

What is telecommunications fraud against the government?

Telecommunications fraud against the government occurs when a telecom company makes a false claim to illegally obtain government funds. Telecommunications fraud diverts funding that is intended to provide telecommunication services to U.S. citizens and organizations.

Telecommunications fraud against the government can take many forms, such as:

  • Contract fraud
  • Overbilling the government
  • Abuse/misuse of grant funds
  • Subscription fraud

Fortunately, the False Claims Act (FCA) provides individuals with a way to blow the whistle on telecom companies defrauding the government. And we can help you every step of the way. Contact Carolina Whistleblower Attorneys with your suspicions today.

The first person to come forth with credible information and evidence of telecommunication fraud against the government is in the best position to receive a possible whistleblower reward.

Big-name telecom giants have cheated the public

OnTheGo Wireless blew the whistle on Verizon and AT&T alleging that the two telecommunications goliaths “overcharged California government customers for wireless services” by “knowingly ignoring” two cost-saving requirements called for in state and local government contracts. Both companies agreed to a combined total settlement of $116 million under the California False Claims Act, and the whistleblower OnTheGo will receive approximately 40% of the settlement.1,3

As a result of the alleged fraud in this case and other similar allegations, government customers – and the taxpayers who provide the funds – may have paid hundreds of millions of dollars in excess of what they should have. But a whistleblower in this case was able to help return some of the misappropriated funds back to the government. 1,3

If you suspect telecommunications fraud, contact us today for a free and confidential case evaluation. We will talk through your suspicions and help you determine if your case has merit.

telecommunications-antenna-tower-e1657211702449-250x300Fraud against the Universal Service Fund restricts citizens’ accessibility to telecommunications

In today’s interconnected world, it’s hard to imagine that some individuals and organizations do not have internet access or telephone coverage, but in low-income or remote rural neighborhoods, telecommunications access can be sparse. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has undertaken the challenge of providing efficient and affordable telephone and internet access to all citizens via the Universal Service Fund (USF).

Unfortunately, the USF has been targeted by fraudsters for years. If you believe a telecom company is violating the False Claims Act and misallocating funds from the USF, call us for a confidential case evaluation. We can advise you on the proper steps towards helping the government try to recover improperly obtained funds.

Carolina Whistleblower Attorneys fight telecom fraud

If you have evidence of telecommunications fraud, call Carolina Whistleblower Attorneys at 1-888-292-8852 today. We believe that this type of behavior is unacceptable and can help you determine what your next steps should be.

You may be in the position to file a lawsuit on behalf of the government, called a qui tam lawsuit. If the government decides to intervene and take on the case, you may be eligible for a reward. If the government decides not to intervene, we may still choose together to pursue the case for you. We won’t accept a fee unless we get you a whistleblower reward.2

Carolina Whistleblower Attorneys puts clients’ needs first and supports them every step of the way. Check out our You-First policy to see how we can partner with you and use our resources and experience to fight for your protection and build your case. Our attorneys have helped many other brave individuals come forward and hold organizations accountable for defrauding the government.1,4 It’s the right thing to do.

Awards we’ve won

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Whistleblower Attorneys

If you’re wondering if it’s a good idea to speak with a whistleblower lawyer about what you know, let us set the record straight.

  • Corporate ethics hotlines can be risky and may lead to termination. If you’ve already done this, call us immediately.
  • Your coworkers could be aware of the fraud – or complicit in it – and you should not talk to them about it.
  • The first claim to be filed under the False Claims Act can proceed – if you’re not first, you’re at a serious disadvantage and may get nothing (another reason not to speak to your coworkers about it).
  • A confidential discussion costs you a few minutes, but could save you time, stress, and money.

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