April 21, 2014
- 393 United States
- 393VIII Claims Against United States
- 393k120 Making or Presentation of False Claims and Other Offenses Relating to Claims
- 393k120.1 k. In General.
So long as a statement is knowingly false when made, it matters not whether it is a certification, assertion, statement, or secret handshake; False Claims liability can attach.
U.S. ex rel. Hendrow v. University of Phoenix, 461 F.3d 1166 (9th Cir. 2006)