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. 




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