State FCA Considerations For Cos. Seeking COVID-19 Relief

November 18, 2020Law360

The press has devoted significant coverage to the federal government's rollout of COVID-19 relief programs — and the people who have found themselves in hot water with the U.S. Department of Justice after unlawfully securing relief funds by including false statements on their federal applications.

In many cases, those individuals who took advantage of the federal Paycheck Protection Program or U.S. Small Business Administration grants later found themselves staring down the barrel of a DOJ investigation for violations of the federal False Claims Act.

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