The measure dramatically expands the scope of bounty-hunting litigation, providing, for example, that relators can invoke the whistleblower statute against not only purported frauds committed in direct dealings with the government itself and its agents, but also those arising from dealings "with a third party contractor, grantee, or other recipient of such money or property." Analysis: Hans von Spakovsky & Brian Walsh, "Correcting False Claims about the New False Claims Act Legislation" [Heritage via ShopFloor]
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