Our mission is simple: To help you navigate and understand the complicated process of obtaining whistleblower reward for reporting fraud against the government

Joel D. Hesch

Fighting for Justice, Fighting for You

For 25 years, Joel D. Hesch has fought fraud – first on behalf of the Department of Justice, and today exclusively for those blowing the whistle on fraud against the government.

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Do I Have a Case?

If you are interested in working with The Hesch Firm to report fraud and apply for a whistleblower reward, click here.

Report Fraud

If you properly report fraud against the government, you may be entitled to a significant whistleblower reward. Find out more.

Representative Cases

If you would like to read more about whistleblower cases Joel D. Hesch has worked on, click here.

Joel D. Hesch writes statistical sampling law review article to aid whistleblowers prove damages in FCA cases
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Publications & Resources

Are you aware of fraudulent activity? Do you believe you may have a whistleblower case? The Hesch Firm shows you how to claim a reward under the False Claims Act or the IRS and SEC programs.
Joel D. Hesch frequently shares his insights and expertise through his writing and interview with the press.

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Books Authored by Joel D. Hesch:

Learn more about what constitutes fraud – and how people have successfully pursued difficult cases in the past. See books.


Media Inquires:

Contact The Hesch Firm for expert commentary on reward programs, fraud cases in the media or a quote for your story. media@howtoreportfraud.com

From the How to Report Fraud Blog

Hesch wins National Championship Title for Negotiations

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Attorney Joel Hesch recently coached a law school team to a National Championship Title and crowned as the best law school negotiations…
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Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals relies on a law review article authored by Joel Hesch in reaching an important decision regarding eligibility of whistleblowers for rewards

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The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals* relied heavily upon a law review article written by Joel Hesch when ruling that a whistleblower…
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Joel D. Hesch writes statistical sampling law review article to aid whistleblowers prove damages in FCA cases alleging widespread fraud against the government


Can statistical sampling be used to prove liability under the False Claims Act? Whether a whistleblower or the government can rely on…
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Whistleblower attorney founds “National Whistleblower Reward Day”


To bring awareness to available whistleblower rewards for reporting fraud against the government, Joel Hesch founded National Whistleblower Reward Day to be…
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How are Medicare whistleblower rewards paid?


A common question by whistleblowers wanting to report Medicare fraud is how are Medicare whistleblower rewards paid? This article addresses how a…
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Joel Hesch publishes law review article helping courts apply the original source exception to the False Claims Act’s public disclosure bar


A prominent law school’s law review recently published Joel Hesch’s new article helping courts properly apply the “original source exception” to the…
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Report Medicare Advantage Risk-Adjustment fraud under Medicare Part C and receive a whistleblower reward

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This article shows you how to receive a whistleblower reward for reporting Medicare Advantage fraud (or risk-adjustment fraud) under Medicare Part C.…
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Can auditors receive a whistleblower reward for reporting fraud against the government?

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Government rewards are available to internal and external auditors for reporting fraud against the government This article addresses how auditors can get…
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