Qui tam lawsuit

Also known as a “whistleblower” lawsuit, it is filed by a private citizen on behalf of the U.S. government against any person or entity believed to be defrauding the federal government. If the government does not pursue a case, which would typically be filed under the False Claims Act, an individual can still proceed on his own. The “whistleblower” receives a percentage of any settlement money.

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Feb. 21

Handmade holiday

Rochester, NY

Residents of St. John's recently were surprised with handmade Valentine's Day cards and gifts from local elementary school students.