A tax employee for S.C. Johnson & Co. who claims he was retaliated against and ultimately fired for reporting instances of tax fraud by the company may pursue claims under the federal Racketeering and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), a federal appeals court in Chicago has ruled. The case is DeGuelle v. Camilli, No. 10-2172 (December 15, 2011).
You can learn more about this whistleblower case at the Kentucky Employment Law Blog by Robert Abell: RICO Claims Arise from Retaliation Against Corporate Whistleblower, Seventh Circuit Rules.
Lexington, Kentucky whistleblower lawyer Robert Abell represents whistleblowers; contact him at 859-254-7076.