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Whistleblowers are employees who sue their companies because they have detected illegal activities.
  • They usually have tried to report with no success.
  • Whistleblowers are protected from retaliation by the False Claims Act.
  • They cannot be fired or disciplined because of the suit.
  • They do not have to tell the company they have filed suit.
  • They do not have to leave the company after they have filed suit.
  • Whistleblowers often remain on the job and continue to gather evidence for their case.