False Claims Act cases make lenders ask ‘Where’s the reg relief?’

 · Printable PDF False Claims Act litigation and enforcement exploded in 2010 with unprecedented intensity. Indeed, the government secured more than $3 billion in civil settlements and judgments for its fiscal year ending September 30, 2010-a 25% increase over the previous year and the second-largest yearly recovery amount ever.[1] The Justice Department’s total recoveries in False [.]

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The government has already recovered billions of dollars from U.S. lenders to cover mortgage-related claims and this most recent case serves as an example of the powerful role of whistleblowers and the False Claims Act (FCA). Keith Edwards, a whistleblower, filed suit against JPMorgan under the FCA in January 2013. See Reuters article. The.

From 1990 through 1997, she handled False Claims Act cases in the Department of Justice, where she obtained a number of significant recoveries for the United States Government. In 1998 and 1999, she was Senior Counsel for Health Care Fraud in the department’s civil division.

Feds target FHA mortgage lenders in False Claims Act cases. One of the first high-profile uses of the FCA as an enforcement tool following the sub-prime crisis was United States v. Deutsche Bank [1]. Filed in 2011 in federal court in New York, the Deutsche Bank complaint alleges blatant noncompliance (for example,

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The lawyers in the national qui tam whistleblower practice of Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti have proven, battle tested experience fighting for whistleblowers in federal and state false claims cases. The False Claims Act Practice Group, which includes four former federal and state prosecutors and two certified fraud examiners, has:

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 · 2017 Year-End False Claims Act Update.. lenders was driving lenders away from the program and increasing costs to borrowers-U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development secretary ben carson. U.S. Dep’t of Justice, Justice Department Recovers Over $3.7 Billion From False Claims Act Cases in fiscal year 2017 (dec. 21.