The False Claims Act's qui tam provisions cover government fraud beyond health care, defense contractor, and purchasing fraud. In fact, the False Claims Act incentivizes and enlists the support of whistleblowers across the nation who have uncovered or witnessed a government fraud in a wide variety of areas that result in the government being overcharged for goods or services. Other fraudulent schemes covered by the False Claims Act include:
The first step in reporting government fraud is to talk to a qualified, experienced attorney, like the False Claims Act attorneys at Hodgson Russ. We will thoroughly discuss the facts of your potential case with you, reviewing the allegations and applicable law and conducting any necessary factual investigations with your participation. If you and we decide to move forward with our representation of you and the report of government fraud, we will execute an engagement letter and draft a complaint and other case initiation documents.