FCA Haul Topped $8.8B In Past 3 Years, Holder Says

Law360, New York (February 1, 2012, 8:25 PM EST) -- The federal government has collected $8.8 billion in the last three years of False Claims Act enforcement, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday on the 25th anniversary of amendments to the act that gave the government more power to prosecute fraudsters.

"For nearly 150 years, since its initial passage during the Lincoln Administration, the False Claims Act has provided ordinary Americans with essential tools to combat fraud, to help recover damages, and to bring accountability to those who would take advantage of the U.S. government...
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