False Claims Act

Aerojet Rocketdyne agrees to pay $9M to resolve cybersecurity allegations in second civil-cyber fraud case


The federal contractor is the second company to be prosecuted as part of the DOJ’s civil-cyber fraud initative.

Justice Department identifies disrupting ransomware and cyberattacks as key objective in new strategic plan


Th department intends to beef up its cybersecurity technological capabilities.

Long-running False Claims Act lawsuit against Peraton subsidiary dismissed following settlement


The whistleblower lawsuit over the provision of background investigation services against KeyPoint stretches back to 2014.

Judge limits evidence ahead of False Claims Act case against NortonLifeLock


In court documents, the government accuses NortonLifeLock of overcharging agencies for cybersecurity software on a GSA contract.

DOJ claws back over $5.6B in False Claims Act settlements during fiscal 2021


The figure is more than double the $2.2 billion raised in fiscal year 2020.  

DOJ says it will protect whistleblowers who disclose contractor cybersecurity failures


Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco says the department will ensure those who come forward are 'protected and compensated.'