December 27, 2016

Fraud in Construction Projects

The federal government spends billions on public works projects and construction of federal buildings. Fraudulent practices by contractors include bid-rigging, overcharging for contracts and failing to...
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December 27, 2016

FHA Mortgages

Mortgage companies and other lenders must certify that mortgage applicants meet a range of criteria, such as income and funds available to invest in a home, in order for the Federal Housing Administration...
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December 27, 2016

False Certifications and Information

Health care providers who submit Medicare and Medicaid claims containing false statements also may be liable under the False Claims Act. Examples In Florida, five persons were involved in a scheme in which...
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December 27, 2016

Cross Charging

This is one of the most common types of defense procurement fraud. A company may have one contract that is a “fixed‑price” contract, i.e., where the company receives a fixed price for a certain...
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December 27, 2016

Contractor Fraud in Iraq and Afghanistan

Phillips & Cohen has experience with qui tam lawsuits brought under the False Claims involving contractor fraud by U.S. contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan. A qui tam contractor fraud case brought...
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December 27, 2016

Wisconsin – Repealed

Repealed by 2015 Wisconsin Act 55, effective July 14, 2015 The text of the law as it existed before the repeal can be viewed here. Other state qui tam laws
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December 27, 2016

Washington

•What the law says – The Washington State Medicaid Fraud False Claims Act allows whistleblowers to file “qui tam” lawsuits if they know of violations of that state law. The Washington...
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December 27, 2016

Virginia

•What the law says – The Virginia Fraud Against Taxpayers Act allows whistleblowers to file “qui tam” lawsuits if they know of violations of that state law. The Virginia Fraud Against...
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December 27, 2016

Vermont

•What the law says – The Vermont False Claims Act allows whistleblowers to file “qui tam” lawsuits if they know of violations of that state law. The Vermont False Claims Act imposes...
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