It's as true on the state and municipal levels as it is on the federal: when a company is overcharging, lying about or otherwise deceiving the government about its products or services, it is committing fraud. While fraud can happen in any business environment, fraud against the government most commonly occurs today in a few specific industries. Here's a look at those industries and how common fraud occurs in them:
If you think your business may be guilty of defrauding the government in some way, you may wish to speak with an experienced attorney about the situation. Attorneys who specialize in this area will usually be able to analyze the specifics and help you know if you have a case worth pursuing. They will also help you understand your rights regarding privacy and confidentiality.
Article by Brian McCormick, Jr.
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