Allison Engine: The Presentment Issue Under The FCA
The Court granted cert to resolve a perceived circuit split over when alleged fraudulent activity threatens the Federal Treasury, and therefore, subjects a person to liability under the civil False Claims Act. 31 U.S.C. § 3729 et seq. (the “FCA”).
In short, cheating the Government is actionable under the FCA. Cheating someone other than the Government is not. That is not...
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