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Types of Whistleblower Cases

Federal Crop Insurance Fraud

The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) is a branch of the U.S. Department of Agriculture that is dedicated to insuring crops to promote economic and agricultural stability. If an individual or company commits insurance fraud against the FCIC, a whistleblower may be able to file a qui tam lawsuit to put a halt to fraudulent claims and practices.

Types of Crop Insurance Fraud

Individuals or companies may be committing crop insurance fraud if they:

  • Claim payments from the FCIC by understating crop yields
  • Make claims on crops that were not planted
  • Conspire to fabricate crop losses to make insurance claims
  • Purposely shift crops from non-insured land to insured land in order to make an insurance claim

Crop insurance fraud can be very costly to the FCIC and ultimately, the taxpayers who help fund the insurance programs. It is important for persons with knowledge of fraudulent insurance claims to report them or to act as a Qui Tam whistleblower to help put a stop to such practices.

While many people may be unaware of the steps involved in bringing a Qui Tam lawsuit, a dedicated whistleblower attorney may be able to explain your options and help you with your claim. In many cases, private citizens who pursue legal action under the False Claims Act may be eligible for a reward of 15%-30% of the money recovered by the government.

Contact Our Skilled Whistleblower Lawyers

For assistance with a crop insurance fraud claim or any other Qui Tam action, contact the Qui Tam attorneys of Tycko & Zavareei LLP at 202-973-0900 to discuss your legal options.