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      • David Danon, formerly in-house counsel to Vanguard, filed a qui tam FCA case alleging that the company engaged in large-scale tax fraud. According to the lawsuit, Danon repeatedly raised questions within the company about its allegedly illegal practices, to no avail. In January of 2013, Vanguard told Danon that he would be terminated.
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  1. Apr 09, 2018 · That spring, while still working for Vanguard, Danon took the information he says he tried to raise with Vanguard to the SEC. That made his actions protected under whistleblower provisions of the Dodd Frank Act of 2010, according to the amended complaint, citing the U.S. Supreme Court's February decision. Vanguard terminated Danon in June, 2013.

  2. Former Vanguard employee sues company in tax evasion suit ...

    www.reuters.com › article › vanguard-lawsuit-idUSL4N

    Jul 26, 2014 · The former employee, David Danon, alleges that Vanguard avoided $1 billion of U.S. federal income tax and at least $20 million of New York tax over the last 10 years, the newspaper reported. The...

  3. Vanguard Tax Whistleblower's Case Should Be Reconsidered ...

    www.phillymag.com › business › 2017/04/18

    Apr 18, 2017 · Danon’s suit also claims that Vanguard owes $35 billion in back taxes. In 2015, Vanguard agreed to pay millions of back taxes in Texas after Danon’s lawsuit was brought to tax officials’ attention,...

    • Fabiola Cineas
  4. Nov 23, 2014 · Danon said these weren't matters on which he represented Vanguard, so he has not changed sides on legal issues, as Vanguard alleged. Danon filed his lawsuit in May 2013, a month before he was terminated. He sued in New York to take advantage of that state's expansive whistleblower law.

  5. Jan 24, 2019 · Danon brought whistleblower claims against his employer, investment management firm Vanguard Group Inc., in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania in December 2015, alleging that he was terminated in...

    • Mehreen Rasheed
  6. Does Vanguard Owe the Taxman? Ex-Employee Sues Mutual-Fund ...

    www.barrons.com › articles › does-vanguard-owe-the

    Jul 29, 2014 · Former Vanguard lawyer and tax counsel David Danon, filed a whistle-blower lawsuit in May 2013 in the Supreme Court of New York accusing Vanguard, the nation's largest mutual-fund company, of ...

    • Johanna Bennett
  7. SEC: Vanguard Whistleblower Deserves Protection

    www.baumhedlundlaw.com › blog › 2016

    Mar 31, 2016 · He filed a wrongful termination lawsuit in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania near the end of last year. Mr. Danon claims that Vanguard owes roughly $35 billion in federal and state taxes, interest and penalties dating back to 2007.

  8. Vanguard Complaint - Typepad

    taxprof.typepad.com › files › vanguard-complaint

    1. Plaintiff-Relator David Danon (“Plaintiff or “Relator”) brings this action against Defendants, The Vanguard Group, Inc. (“VGI”), subsidiaries of VGI (collectively with VGI, “Vanguard”) and the Vanguard group of mutual funds (the “Funds”, and, collectively with Vanguard, the “Vanguard Group”) arising from

  9. Vanguard Whistleblower Could Get Billions in Tax Dodge Complaint

    www.newsweek.com › vanguard-whistleblower-tax

    Dec 03, 2015 · David Danon, a Vanguard Group tax lawyer and whistleblower, says he was fired for alleging large-scale tax fraud by the mutual fund company. He filed formal complaints with the IRS and many state...