Several Recent False Claims Act (FCA) Settlements

California University agrees to Pay $225,000 for allegedly violating ban on Incentive compensation Lakeway Regional Medical Center LLC and Co-Defendants agree to pay mor than $15.3 million to settle allegations they fraudulently obtained government-insured loans and misused loan funds FCA – Illegal college ...

Pharmaceutical Company Agrees To Pay $97 Million To Resolve Alleged False Claims Act Liability For Paying Kickbacks

The US DOJ announced on September 23, 2020 that the pharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Gilead), located in Foster City, California agreed to pay $97 million to settle claims made pursuant to the federal False Act. The claims alleged that the company illegally used a foundation to funnel copays of “thousand...

Multinational Industrial Engineering Company Agrees to Pay $22 Million To Resolve False Claims Act Allegations Relating to Evaded Customs Duties

The US Department of Justice issued a press release on September 25, 2020, that said that Linde GmbH and its U.S. subsidiary Linde Engineering North America LLC (LENA) (together, “Linde”)” agreed to settle False Claims Act charges that they “knowingly made false statements on customs declarations to avoid payin...