QUI TAM, FRAUD & ABUSE and The FALSE CLAIMS ACT

Let’s begin with some DEFINITIONS! ~~ FRAUD [frawd]  noun deceit, trickery, sharp practice, or breach of confidence, perpetrated for profit or to gain some unfair or dishonest advantage. a particular instance of such deceit or trickery: mail fraud; election frauds. any deception, trickery, or humbug: That diet book is a fraud and a waste of time. ~~ ABUSE – [noun uh-byoos | verb uh-byooz] Noun: ·         wrong or improper use; misuse:  the abuse of privileges. (above ‘Definition’, courtesy of ‘dictionary.com’) ~~ QUI TAM and/or FALSE CLAIMS ACT (From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia) In common law, a writ of qui tam is a…
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