Whistleblower Gets New Go at FCA Suit Against Gov't Vendor

Law360 (May 1, 2019, 7:29 PM EDT) -- The Tenth Circuit revived a False Claims Act suit against a company that provides background checks for government employees Tuesday, saying there are unanswered questions about whether the whistleblower met the act’s standards for filing suit.

After the court’s ruling, former KeyPoint Government Solutions quality control analyst Julie Reed will get another stab at her qui tam suit against the government contractor over claims it billed the U.S. Office of Personnel Management for investigations it knew did not meet quality and completeness standards.

The False Claims Act bars whistleblowers from suing over allegations that are already public unless they can be...

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