In 2010, the State of Iowa passed the Iowa False Claims Act
("Iowa FCA"), its own version of the federal False Claims Act
("FCA"). The Iowa FCA allows people who know about fraud to bring a
qui tam case against a person or entity for submitting
or causing the submission of false claims to the State.
Like the federal FCA, the Iowa FCA offers financial rewards to
whistleblowers for bringing an action on behalf of the State. If
the State decides to intervene in a case, whistleblowers may
receive 15-25% of the recovery. If the States decides not to
intervene and the whistleblowers pursue the case on their own, they
may receive 25-30% of the recovery.
Key provisions of the Iowa FCA mirror the federal FCA, such
The Iowa Attorney General's Office has prosecuted numerous qui
tam cases, recovering funds for both the state government and Iowa
For more information on the Iowa FCA or to speak with an
attorney, please contact Susan Thomas at firstname.lastname@example.org or
For more than a decade, the Berger & Montague, P.C.
Whistleblower, Qui Tam & False Claims Act Practice
Group has represented whistleblowers in matters involving
healthcare fraud, defense contracting fraud, IRS fraud, securities
fraud, and commodities fraud. Our practice is nationwide, and we
have represented whistleblowers in every area of the country. While
the information on this blog is not legal advice, we would be more
than happy to speak with you directly about your potential case.
Any information you share with us will be treated with the highest
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