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Fourth Circuit Holds False Claims Act Seal Provisions Do Not Violate the First Amendment and Separation of Powers

Posted in Decisions Interpreting FCA Elements
Since 1986, the False Claims Act has required qui tam relators, who file FCA lawsuits on behalf of the Government, to file the complaints secretly. The FCA provides that the complaint will remain “under seal” for 60 days. During this 60-day period, the Government is supposed to investigate the alleged fraud and decide whether to intervene in … Continue Reading
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