5 Takeaways As DOJ Investigative Powers Get Challenged
Law360 (May 1, 2018, 9:21 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Justice's swift move to curtail a False Claims Act investigation after being accused of overstepping its authority is raising questions about other investigative overreaches by the DOJ and may shake up the agency's future approach to fraud inquiries. Here, Law360 explores five takeaways from a challenge to DOJ powers.
Quick Retreat Suggests Government Overstepped
The DOJ curtailed its investigation after being hit with a court challenge last week by a podiatry chain that is embroiled in FCA litigation brought by former employees. At issue were five "civil investigative demands" that the DOJ issued after electing not to...
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