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The Justice Department recently reported obtaining more than $5.6 billion in settlements and judgments from civil cases involving fraud and false claims against the government in fiscal year 2021. See, Justice Department’s False Claims Act Settlements and Judgments Exceed $5.6 Billion in Fiscal Year 2021 (Feb. 1, 2022). This is the largest annual total in False Claims Act (FCA) history since 2014, no doubt spurred in part by fraud related to COVID-19. This growing wave of fraud has not only caught the attention of federal authorities, but also private parties who are bringing more and more lawsuits in federal courts across the country under the FCA alleging fraud against the government, including fraud against federal health insurance programs such as Medicare and Medicaid.
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By Harry Sandick and Hilarie Meyers
Going back many decades, each Deputy Attorney General (DAG) has promulgated revisions to the DOJ’s corporate criminal enforcement policies, leaving behind eponymous policy memos that were carefully studied by defense attorneys. Like her predecessors, Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco has been quick to announce a series of revisions to DOJ’s corporate criminal enforcement policies and practices.
By Edward T. Kang
In the COVID-19 era, there has been a heist of great value, but it has not gone undetected. Prosecutors have called the heist the largest fraud in U.S. history, with the thieves stealing hundreds of billions of dollars in taxpayer money through fraudulently obtained Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans.
By Andrew N. Bourne
Professional liability insurance policies may provide coverage for criminal proceedings, including defense costs incurred defending against criminal indictments. Corporate policyholders, and individuals covered under professional liability policies, should know exactly what type of claims are insured.
By Andrew Goudsward
After nearly nine years in the private sector, Glenn Leon returned to the U.S. Department of Justice to take over a section that has grown both in staff and in stature as it pursues some of the government’s biggest white-collar cases.