False Claims Act Fact Sheet

Excerpt from the full copy of The False Claims Act

The False Claims Act (the “FCA” or the “Act”), 31 U.S.C. § 3729 – 3733, was passed in 1863 and is sometimes referred to as the “Lincoln Law.” The Act, which was amended most recently in 2010, has been and is one of the most potent and imposing tools available to the U.S. Government (the “Government”) to combat fraud, waste, and abuse in federal contracting…