The Taxpayers Against Fraud Education Fund is a public interest non-profit dedicated to fighting fraud against the government by incentivizing integrity. Through public-private partnerships, TAFEF advances the effectiveness of the False Claims Act and federal whistleblower programs to promote and protect the efficient use of taxpayer dollars. We are supported by our 400+ membership of experienced litigators and by donations from foundation grants, successful whistleblowers, and citizen advocates.

Thanks to our member, Covidien LP has agreed to pay $13 million to resolve a False Claims Act lawsuit that alleges it paid kickbacks to hospitals and institutions to induce them to use its medical device. Learn more about the case from @BergerMontague:

Three of our members have secured a settlement in NY’s first ever whistleblower case leading to a criminal restitution recovery for individual consumer fraud victims. Learn more about this $3.2 million recovery benefitting many groups across Hudson Valley:

#GivingTuesday speaks to a principle we hold dear– integrity. On this global day of giving, help us fight fraud against the government and protect American taxpayers. Please consider supporting our work today:

Any changes to the Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS) should protect, rather than undermine, the interests of patients and honest providers, and those of taxpayers generally. Read our blog to hear our take on @OIGatHHS' recently proposed revisions:

The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether relators can take advantage of a 10-year statute of limitations under the FCA when the government declines to intervene. Read the petition for Cochise Consultancy Inc. v. ex rel. Hunt to learn more:

#DYK The False Claims Act has recovered over 56 billion dollars of taxpayer money in the last 32 years? If you're looking to take action for #FraudWeek, check out our latest blog posts for top #FraudAwarenessWeek tips from legal fellow Michael DeJesus:

Thanks to our members, three South Korea-based companies have agreed to plead guilty and pay fines for civil antitrust and FCA violations related to a decade-long bid-rigging conspiracy that targeted contracts to supply fuel to U.S. military forces:

How has the False Claims Act remained the most successful fraud fighting tool of the last 3 decades? For #FraudWeek, our legal fellow Michael DeJesus covers latest FCA trends and different types of whistleblower actions in our latest blog post:

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