Department of Justice Gives False Claims Act Defendants New Hope
February 6, 2018
Two recently-issued Department of Justice (DOJ) memoranda spell significant changes in the enforcement – that is, lighter enforcement – of the False Claims Act (FCA). Specifically,
- First, on January 10, 2018, DOJ issued an internal memorandum encouraging all U.S. Attorneys’ offices to dismiss frivolous FCA qui tam lawsuits.
- This memo lists seven factors for U.S. Attorneys to consider in…