Since the pandemic, cyber related crime is on the rise. And with that comes an increase in cyber fraud. Many of our clients who conduct business with the U.S. government are also keenly aware of the risks associated with the False Claims Act, which is the civil statute that permits treble damages for the government in a number of circumstances, including when a false or misleading claim for payment is made to the government. Now there is a clear intersection between these two important issues.
Authored by Michael Theis, Stacy Hadeka, and David Sharfstein.