Texas lawyer Juan Lozada, a former compliance officer at MoneyGram International Inc. in Dallas, has filed a retaliation and wrongful termination suit against the company.

Lozada claims he was fired after six months on the job after he repeatedly brought up compliance failures that allegedly violated the company’s 2012 deferred prosecution agreement with the Department of Justice and a 2009 order by the Federal Trade Commission. That DOJ agreement included criminal charges that MoneyGram knowingly aided and abetted wire fraud and willfully failed to implement an effective anti-money laundering program.

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