DOJ could start looking closer at cybersecurity fraud on government technology providers

In today’s Federal Newscast, officials at the Justice Department are sending a warning to government contractors, they will be turning up the False Claims…

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Little-noticed interim rule overshadows two Supreme Court procurement decisions

The RRB issued an interim rule to increase penalties under the False Claims Act for the first time in 20 years.

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FILE - In this June 30, 2014 file photo, the Supreme Court building in Washington. The Supreme Court is taking up an important dispute over immigration that could affect millions of people who are living in the country illegally. The Obama administration is asking the justices in arguments Monday, April 18, 2016, to allow it to put in place two programs that could shield roughly 4 million people from deportation and make them eligible to hold a job in the U.S. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Supreme Court case opens door to major change in vendor oversight law

The nation’s highest court is hearing arguments over a False Claims Act lawsuit that could have long-term implications on federal contractors.

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OSC delivers New Year’s surprise on whistleblower rule

The Office of Special Counsel decided not to go forward with a proposed regulation that would have expanded the rights of contractors’ employees to submit complaints to OSC.

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