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An American Hustle: Big Corporations Behaving Badly

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Too big to fail, too big to jail? Tonight (October 20) at 7:00 pm on the Philadelphia CNN-News affiliate WFMZ-TV, The American Law Journal presents "An American Hustle: Whistleblowers, False Claims & Big Corporations Behaving Badly.” Christopher Naughton welcomes former Assistant U.S. Attorneys Joe Poluka of Blank Rome and Joseph Trautwein of Trautwein & Associates, Patrick Burns co-Executive Director of Taxpayers Against Fraud, plaintiff’s attorney Stephen Sheller of Sheller, P.C. and Ed Silverman of The Wall Street Journal’s Pharmalot. The Legal’s Gina Passarella interviews plaintiff’s lawyer Tom Kline of Kline & Specter and corporate defense counsel Ron Levine of Post & Schell in the opening feature report       Why, with historic False Claims Settlements in the billions, are CEOs not going to jail nor are corporations pleading to felony charges? The panel also examines, in light of the recent Shire/Adderall whistleblower settlement, plaintiff and defense strategies for when federal investigators come knocking. The American Law Journal airs Monday nights at 7:00 pm on the CNN-News affiliate for Philadelphia, WFMZ-TV 69. Visit LawJournalTV.com for more information.