Fraud By The Numbers Series

  • Billions Are Lost to Fraud

    Today we’re going to examine the relationship between government expenditures and the amount recovered under the False Claims Act. Examining reported numbers since Fiscal Year (FY) 2010, DOJ recoveries under the False Claims Act have remained relatively constant, ranging from $2 billion to $6 billion, while federal spending has been steadily increasing. In FY11, for…

  • Billions in False Claims Act Recoveries

    Welcome to Fraud By the Numbers! Since the Department of Justice (DOJ) has primary responsibility for enforcing the country’s federal whistleblower law, The False Claims Act, we are going to start by analyzing some key numbers in the DOJ’s annual report. Each year, the DOJ releases a report detailing how much money they have recovered…

  • Welcome to Fraud By the Numbers

    Fraud in America is proud to introduce Fraud By The Numbers, a new project that sets forth and explains important numbers, statistics, and provides visualizations relevant to the False Claims Act, whistleblower statutes, and the fight against fraud in America. Each day in September, there will be a new blog post at noon with facts…