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October 27, 2021

Congress Can Do Better Against Fraud

The U.S. Senate is debating changes to the federal False Claims Act that will increase the likelihood that unintentional mistakes by companies — that are immaterial to a service or product purchased by the government — will result in plaintiffs’ lawyers filing highly questionable, even meritless cases that will be costly and wasteful to defend. This legislation even makes it difficult for the U.S. Department of Justice to dismiss frivolous suits.

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