Whistleblower Claims Should Concern You

2018-04-23T23:55:17-05:00June 21st, 2013|Construction Contractor Advisor, Whistleblower Claims|

The Department of Labor recently announced a large settlement involving alleged Disadvantaged Business Enterprise fraud.  While the settlement amount, $2.88 million, is significant, I found the whistleblower’s share, $562,370.00, is even more significant. The False Claims Act generally applies to the submission of false or fraudulent claims for payment to the federal government.  It also contains a whistleblower provision that allows private parties to file a complaint against the contractor [...]