Federal Indictments for Government Contractor Fraud

What is a Federal Indictment?  Can a Defendant in a Government Contract Fraud Case Get an Indictment Overturned? What is a Grand Jury Indictment? Theodore P. Watson. Federal indictments from a grand jury in a federal criminal case involving federal government contractors and defendants in those cases is the formal… Read more »

What is the False Claims Act

Navigating government contracts can be a confusing process. Discover the key statutes and regulations surrounding False Claims Act and Be Prepared to Defend Against Federal Charges. The False Claims Act (FCA), 31 USC 3729 -3733 originally enacted in 1863, is a piece of federal legislation that establishes civil liability for… Read more »

What is a Proffer Agreement?

Proffer Agreements Can Be Tricky. They Can Help In the Right Criminal Case. If the government has a strong case against you, cooperating with the government via a proffer agreement may be a viable option. As federal defense lawyers for government contractors, we can advise our clients to cooperate if:… Read more »

Grand Jury Indictments for Federal Contractors

Government contractors facing federal investigations from the Office of Inspector General (OIG), DOJ or some other law enforcement agency should understand the basics of grand jury indictments and how the criminal process can impact the company. When the federal prosecutors finish their investigation, they can bring further charges by moving… Read more »

Tips From HUBZone Fraud & False Claims Act Whistleblower Attorneys

Avoid Liability for HUBZone Fraud and False Claims Act Violations Small businesses seeking to avoid liability for HUBZone fraud should develop internal policies and controls that focus on compliance with SBA rules and regulations. More and more companies are finding themselves subject to False Claims Act violations and civil and… Read more »

Tips for Federal False Claims Act Elements and Defenses

Establishing and proving Federal False Claims Act elements and defenses in government investigations and litigation can make the difference in winning or being an open target for prison time or hefty civil fines. The False Claims Act, 31 USC 3729, is the government’s favorite legal tool to prosecute and impose… Read more »