Peter Hutt: Justice Department makes record haul under False Claims Act

It's been around since the Civil War to protect the government from fraud. The False Claims Act has one of the strongest whistleblower protection provisions under federal law. Relators can receive up to 30 percent if the case is won. In fiscal 2014, the Department of Justice recovered a record sum of nearly $6 billion from false claims cases. Peter Hutt, a partner at the law firm Akin Gump, joins the Federal Drive with Tom Temin with more.

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