Fourth Circuit Embraces Expansive View of False Claims Act Fraud and Materiality In Triple Canopy Ruling
By Gordon Schnell
Another circuit court decision giving a properly expansive view of what it takes to make out a fraud claim under the False Claims Act. This one from the Fourth Circuit in United States v. Triple Canopy, Inc.
. Before the Court were two key questions. One, whether a defense contractor's claim for payment still could be false when there was nothing false on the face of the invoice. And two,...