May 12, 2020 | Corporate Compliance Insights

COVID-19 Relief Work Contractors Should Start Preparing for Whistleblowers

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May 12, 2020, Paul Debolt and Chris Griesedieck published “COVID-19 Relief Work Contractors Should Start Preparing for Whistleblowers” in Corporate Compliance Insights. The following is an excerpt:

Congress has responded to the recent COVID-19 pandemic with relief spending at historic levels, including federal funds that are enabling agencies to award contracts and grants to assist in the immediate response and recovery effort. With so much federal funding at stake, and its being distributed in emergent, challenging and ever-changing circumstances, improper claims for funds — both intentional and unintentional — are inevitable, opening organizations up to False Claims Act (FCA) liability.

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