STATEMENT: TAFEF Applauds Vanita Gupta’s Confirmation as Associate Attorney General

Updated: Apr 27

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Contact:

Jeb White, jwhite@taf.org

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the Senate confirmed Vanita Gupta as Associate Attorney General, in a 51-49 vote. Gupta previously served as the Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights from 2014 to 2017.

In response, Taxpayers Against Fraud Education Fund President & CEO Jeb White released the following statement:

“TAFEF and its members look forward to working with Associate Attorney General Gupta and her staff at the Civil Division to ensure the robust enforcement of the False Claims Act. With rampant fraud against the government in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, whistleblowers will need strong partners at the Justice Department to help protect taxpayer dollars.”

About Taxpayers Against Fraud Education Fund

TAFEF is dedicated to fighting fraud against the government by working to protect whistleblowers who expose fraud and abuse of taxpayer dollars. For more information, visit taf.org.

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