$2.2 Billion in Fraudulently-Taken Monies Returned to the Taxpayer in Fiscal Year 2020. DOJ Paid the Individuals Who Reported the Fraud $309 Million.
This past year, the Justice Department went after companies that cheated taxpayers out of $2.2 Billion. Those monies were recovered on behalf of defrauded taxpayer-funded programs, grants, and contracts. That $2.2 Billion figure represents only one single year of fraud recoveries under the False Claims Act. Well over 70 percent of these taxpayer cheats were […]