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WHAT LEGAL PROTECTIONS DOES THE FALSE CLAIMS ACT PROVIDE TO WHISTLEBLOWERS?

April 13th, 2022

Exposing unlawful conduct by a business can often create significant monetary exposure for that company and any individual employees engaged in wrongdoing. Whistleblowers who step forward to report such fraud may therefore face retaliation for their decision to do so. This blowback may come after …

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WHAT IS THE FALSE CLAIMS ACT?

March 10th, 2022

In 1863, the United States federal government passed the False Claims Act to recover monies lost to procurement fraud committed on the Union Army during the Civil War. The Government sought to recoup federal funds from contractors who defrauded the government by, for example, selling …

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False Claims Act Recoveries Exceed $5.6B for Fiscal Year 2021

February 18th, 2022

The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) recently announced that it obtained more than $5.6 billion in settlements and judgments from False Claims Act cases during the fiscal year ending September 30, 2021. Of the $5.6 billion, more than $1.6 billion arose from lawsuits brought …

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