Why the Crucial Contributions of Whistleblowers Should be Rewarded in False Claims Act Cases
“Of course, the Act has not shortage of critics – typically the groups where you find perpetrators of fraud.” But we have learned our lesson that a weak False Claims Act is not in the taxpayer’s best interest,” said Senator Grassley.
In FY 2014 nearly $6 billion has been recovered by the federal government pursuant to the False Claims Act. The overwhelming percentage, over 80%, of False Claims Act cases, are brought by whistleblowers. These are truly courageous who come forward and take action to combat fraud.
To read more about Senator Grassley’s Statement, visit: http://www.grassley.senate.gov/news/news-releases/grassley-floor-statement-false-claims-act