False Claims Act

Definition

A federal law of the United States that permits people that do not have a government affiliation to file legal actions against federal contractors to claim acts of fraud against the government. When such a claim is filed, the action is known as whistleblowing. The only fraudulent action not allowable for legal action is tax fraud. Also called Lincoln Law.

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  • The false claims act helps to ensure the right intentions are being wholly and directly experienced by those seeking legal recourse.

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  • You should always do your best to make sure that no one will ever file a false claims act against your company.

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  • The false claims act was great, in my opinion, and I really liked how it worked and what it did for people.

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