A Ninth Circuit panel has said a qui tam FCA case based on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac loans doesn't qualify, as Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are not agents of the U.S. Government, even though they are majority-owned by the Uncle Sam. (U.S. ex rel. Adams et al. v. Aurora Loan Services Inc. et al.)

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