Nov 23

DOJ: Record-Breaking Year for False Claims Act Recoveries

The U.S. Justice Department recovered more than $5 billion under the False Claims Act since the beginning of 2009, the largest amount in any two-year period in history, a DOJ official said today.

In that time, health care fraud recovery accounted for $4.6 billion, Assistant Attorney General Tony West of the Civil Division told reporters. Most of the cases that resulted in a recovery of taxpayer money were brought through the whistleblower provision of the False Claims Act.

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