Is There a Cause of Action for Fraudulent Inducement Under the FCA? DC Circuit Judge Says ‘No’; United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit No. 19-7139, U.S. ex rel. Paul A. Cimino v. International Business Machines Corporation

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In an opinion concurring with the D.C. Circuit’s holding in Cimino v. IBM, Circuit Judge Neomi Rao questions whether the False Claims Act creates a cause of action for fraudulent inducement. The FCA imposes liability for fraudulent claims, but it says nothing about fraudulently induced contracts,” Judge Rao writes. While the FCA attaches liability to […]
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