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WTOP Reports Qui Tam Whistleblower Oberg and Student Loan Companies are Exploring Potential Resolution of Qui Tam Claim

WTOP reports that Nebraska-based Nelnet, Sallie Mae, and several other student loan companies are exploring a potential resolution of a qui tam whistleblower lawsuit brought by TELG client Jon Oberg accusing them of defrauding the federal government.  Jon Oberg, a former Department of Education researcher, filed the lawsuit on behalf of the federal government under the False Claims Act, alleging the student loan companies knowingly accepted overpayments from the government.

The plaintiff is represented by Wiley Rein LLP and The Employment Law Group® law firm.  For more information about the firm’s Whistleblower Law Practice, click here.

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