Sounds like you need a good private investigator. You may want to contact an attorney through the AVVO attorney search and use their investigator to help you get to the bottom of this situation.
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Consult with an Employee Rights attorney. They should be able to guide you in the right direction.
Since this is a federal program, you may have some recourse through some non-employment law avenues. Feel free to contact me so that we can discuss further.
Luckily, attorney White has offered to discuss this with you, so best bet is to call to discuss.
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You pose an interesting question. If you believe there has been fraud involved here and that the organization has fraudulently obtained funds which originate from the federal government, there is the possibility of what is called a Qui Tam action. There is a federal statute which allows you to sue in the shoes of the government when the government has been defrauded. If the suit is successful, damages can be tripled, attorney fees paid by the defendant and you could share in a percentage of the tripled recovery. You may wish to review the Legal Guide I have published on Avvo.com concerning Qui Tam actions. You can access the Guide through my profile page. You would need to contact an attorney who is familiar with the Qui Tam process, as it is rather particularized as to how it needs to proceed in court.
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Could be that the organization is committing fraud against the government. You may qualify as a relator under Qui Tam.
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