India Seeks to Enact Its Own False Claims Act

February 20th, 2012 by Qui Tam

India is seeking to fight corruption by passing its own false claims act modeled on the United States’ version of the act.  It would allow whistleblowers to bring claims against contractors and to receive a cut of the proceeds received from such claims.  Indian government officials are considering the legislation to counter routine fraud in the infrastructure sector in which poor quality work is rampant. 

For more information see:  http://www.dailymail.co.uk/indiahome/indianews/article-2099575/U-S-type-law-pipeline-curb-graft-government-projects.html?ito=feeds-newsxml

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