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

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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