false claim

See: artifice
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The survey of 2,029 adults revealed that more than two-thirds (70%) were unaware that making a false claim could result in a prison sentence in the UK or abroad.
I didn't describe the official as a liar, I said his comments were a false claim.
More specifically, any person who knowingly submits a false claim to the government; causes another to submit a false claim to the government; or knowingly makes a false record or statement to get a false claim paid by the government is subject to FCA liability.
22) Planned Parenthood argued that Thayer failed to satisfy Rule 9(b)'s specificity requirement because she failed to identify even one specific instance in which Planned Parenthood submitted a false claim to the government, and instead, she merely alleged Planned Parenthood's general "schemes" to submit false claims.
As far as some takeaways for corporate counsel, Bradley Wine, an attorney with Morrison & Foerster, said that to avoid False Claim Act actions filed against a business, it is important to be "proactive" and the company should have a "robust compliance program" where "prevention is paramount.
3 billion in health care fraud and false claim settlements in fiscal 2014, down from $2.
Neighbourhood Insp Paul Stewart said: "Our commitment to investigating reports means any discrepancies in claims will be uncovered and we will not hesitate to take action against those who are suspected of making a false claim.
The court left it for a jury to determine whether Hawley started a chain of events that led to the ultimate submission and payment of a false claim by the federal government, simply by submitting the application for coverage to the insurance carrier.
In that case, the party that fraudulently originated the mortgage can be liable for "causing" a false claim to be submitted.
Moreover, the brief argues that one of the consequences of allowing cases like this one to proceed is the disincentive it creates for states and local governments to do their own investigative audits for fear of providing the basis for a False Claim Act case like this one-in effect, as the brief puts it, greatly increasing the chances that "no good deed goes unpunisheded.
1) Recent federal legislation gave the State of Florida an opportunity to receive increased revenue from successful false claim prosecutions in exchange for strengthening the state False Claims Act.
A contractor may, therefore, be exposed to liability for: knowingly submitting or causing another person to submit a false claim for payment; making false records or statements to support a false claim; engaging in a conspiracy to get the State to pay a false claim; possessing or controlling property or money used, or to be used, by the State and intending to defraud the State or conceal the money or property; making or delivering a receipt without knowing that the information contained therein is true; and making false records or statements to reduce or avoid an obligation to the State.