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.

@SenJohnKennedy recounted William Barr’s vigorous enforcement efforts to reign in #mortgagefraud in his past role as AG, and encouraged Barr to pursue these cases if confirmed. #BarrConfirmation

During the #BarrConfirmation hearing, @ChuckGrassley reaffirmed the importance of the #falseclaimsact and the #whistleblowers who are crucial to uncovering #fraud. Barr stated that he would “diligently enforce the False Claims Act" if confirmed.

According to @TheJusticeDept's 2018 statistics, health care fraud recoveries have exceeded $2 billion for the past nine years. How does this affect qui tam cases overall? Read our latest blog for more insight:

What can whistleblowers, their attorneys, and good-government advocates take from recently released fraud statistics from the @TheJusticeDept? Read some data highlights in our latest blog by Legal Fellow Michael DeJesus:

What's the largest recovery ever by a single state in an action brought under a state false claims act? $330 million recovered by our member David Koenigsberg. Learn more about this first-of-its-kind tax fraud whistleblower case against @Sprint here:

Our members succeeded in stopping dangerous drug repackaging practices and led the way to a combined criminal-civil settlement worth $885 million. Learn more about this 2018 highlight here:

Demonstrating the large scale effect of whistleblower intelligence, #TAF2018's Lawyer of Year Jordan Thomas’s landmark 2016 SEC enforcement action led to record-setting whistleblower recoveries earlier this year:

Five of our members resolved suits alleging that HMA intentionally and systematically admitted emergency room patients who did not need ER services, and then charged the government for those unnecessary admissions:

Five of our members worked to settle three whistleblower lawsuits to resolve allegations that AstraZeneca targeted the Texas Medicaid program with a fraudulent marketing scheme for AZ drugs. Read more about this 2018 highlight:

Earlier this year, we recognized Karin Berntsen as 2018's Whistleblower of the Year for her dedication to ensuring patient safety. Learn more about her case, our first highlight of 2018 here:

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