DOJ Will Nuke Gilead FCA Suit, Supreme Court Hears

By Jeff Overley (November 30, 2018, 7:15 PM EST) -- In a stunning move, the U.S. Department of Justice on Friday told the U.S. Supreme Court that it wants to terminate a closely watched whistleblower suit against Gilead Sciences Inc., asserting that the False Claims Act case is "not in the public interest."

The DOJ's disclosure came more than seven months after the Supreme Court sought the government's views of a Ninth Circuit ruling that revived an FCA case accusing Gilead of concealing a Chinese drug supplier and drug contamination. In an amicus brief Friday, the DOJ said it will move to dismiss the case if it is sent back to district...

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