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Public Construction Industry Continues to be a Target for False Claims Enforcement

Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley’s Office has used the Massachusetts False Claims Act to recover significant funds for the commonwealth in these tight fiscal times.  The AG’s Office recovered more than $40 million in non-Medicaid actions under the Act in Fiscal Year 2011.  A number of the most recent false claims enforcement actions have involved the public construction industry and contractors need to recognize the broad scope of the Act and take precautions to understand and comply with their obligations.… More