More DOJ Double-Dipping PPP Fraud News
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The Department of Justice (“DOJ”) continues rolling out new settlement agreements related to COVID-19 fraud—highlighting the government’s and a common relator’s efforts to crack down on those alleged to have improperly received monies through the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP” or “Program”). A new settlement agreement once again showcases these trends and illustrates the civil liability that businesses and individuals may face under the False Claims Act, 31 U.S.C. § 3729 et seq (“FCA”) for double-dipping into PPP loan funds made available in 2020 during the height of the pandemic.
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