Representative Berman Commemorates the 25th Anniversary of the False Claims Act Amendments of 1986
Influential in Securing House passage of the False Claims Act Amendments of 1986, Representative Howard Berman joins in the commemoration of its 25th anniversary. Since the False Claims Act was amended, the government has recovered over $30 billion in settlements and judgments in civil cases involving fraud against the government. Berman also noted that whistleblowers have filed nearly 8,000 actions with a record high of 638 in this year alone. Also in attendance at the celebration were Attorney General Eric Holder, Senator Patrick Leahy, and Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Division Tony West.
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