Whistleblower News: False Claims Act Settlements And Judgments Exceed $2 Billion In Fiscal Year 2022

False Claims Act Settlements and Judgments Exceed $2 Billion in Fiscal Year 2022


Settlements and judgments under the False Claims Act exceeded $2.2 billion in the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 2022, Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Brian M. Boynton, head of the Justice Department’s Civil Division, announced today. The government and whistleblowers were party to 351 settlements and judgments, the second-highest number of settlements and judgments in a single year. Recoveries since 1986, when Congress substantially strengthened the civil False Claims Act, now total more than $72 billion. read more »